Check your polling station residents advised

Leeds City Council is encouraging residents to check their polling cards when they arrive this week, as a large number of polling stations have changed for 6 May elections. Over 70 polling stations across the city have moved to ensure voting can happen with Covid-19 safe measures in place. Voters are being asked to wear…

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Voting by post? Miss the deadline, miss the vote

Leeds has one of the biggest postal votes in the UK and people who haven’t voted by post before but now want to are being advised to register early in the first December general election in nearly a century. With the deadline of 5pm on November 26 to vote by post fast approaching, people wishing to do so…

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New political make-up of Leeds City Council

As a result of the local elections in Leeds which saw 33 wards contested and three councillors elected per ward, the new make-up of the city council is as follows: Overall political composition (99 seats in total): Labour [LAB]: 61 seats (up from 58) Conservative [CON]: 22 seats (up from 19) Lib Dem [LD]:…

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Use your three votes in Leeds City Council elections

Leeds City Council is reminding residents that they can vote for three candidates and not just the usual one in this week’s local elections. All 99 of the council’s seats are being contested this year due to boundary changes, which means every council area or ward will have three councillor vacancies. You can watch…

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Leeds General Election Results June 2017

The election count was held at the Civic Hall and Town Hall. ELMET & ROTHWELL Electorate : 80291 Turnout : 74.37 % Surname Forename Votes Elected Description Brown Dylan 995 Green Party Clover Matthew Barnaby 1042 The Yorkshire Party Golton Stewart 2606 Liberal Democrats Nagle David Patrick 22547 Labour Party Shelbrooke Alec 32352 ELECTED…

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Have your say about where you cast your vote in Leeds

People in Leeds are being invited to have their say about where they cast their vote in their local area, along with giving their views on wider proposals for parish and town councils. Consultation opens today (Thursday 11 May) on the city’s joint polling district and community governance reviews. These will not affect the…

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