York council: Local election results 2023

Voters in York have headed to the polls to choose the political makeup of the council.

Polling has taken place across the country, with local elections at 230 councils and four regional mayors.

All 47 seats on the City of York Council are up for grabs in this election cycle.

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The last local council election in York was held in May 2019.

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Going into the election, no single party had an outright majority, but the council was run by a Liberal Democrat and Green Party coalition.

Before the election, the Liberal Democrats were the largest party, with 21 seats.

Labour was the second-largest, with 17 seats, while the Green party had three and there were two Conservatives.

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Additionally, there were two York independent councillors and two independent councillors.

The UK government has introduced a requirement for voters to show photo ID when voting at a polling station at some elections.

This new requirement applied for the first time in England at these local elections.

Counting is taking place the day after the election, Friday, May 5, with a result expected by 8pm.

You can see where all local elections are taking place here

You can also read the results from across Yorkshire as they come in here

The results will appear here as soon as they are announced.

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