2013 Northumberland County Council election

Elections to Northumberland County Council were held on 2 May 2013. The full council was up for election, with each successful candidate serving a four-year term of office, expiring in 2017.

2013 Northumberland County Council election[1]


 2008 2 May 2013 (2013-05-02) 2017 

All 67 seats
to Northumberland County Council
34 seats needed for a majority

Turnout 33.7%
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Last election 17 17
Seats won 32 21
Seat change 15 4
Popular vote 29,631 25,354
Percentage 35.8%

30.7%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Independent
Last election 26 7
Seats won 11 3
Seat change 15 4
Popular vote 17,035 4,881
Percentage 20.6% 5.9%

Map of the results of the 2013 local election.

Control of Council before election

No overall control

Control of Council after election

No overall control

The council remained in no overall control with the Labour Party becoming the largest party, holding 32 out of 67 seats on the council. Of the remaining 35 seats on the council, the Conservative Party won the 21 seats, the Liberal Democrats won 11 seats and Independents won 3 seats. [2]

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Northumberland County Council election, 2013
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 32 47.76 35.07 29,793
  Conservative 21 31.34 30.74 26,123
  Liberal Democrats 11 16.42 21.15 17,964
  Independent 3 4.48 5.75 4,881
  UKIP 0 6.79 5,764
  Green 0 0.50 424

The overall turnout was 34.03% with a total of 84,949 valid votes cast. A total of 726 ballots were rejected.

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