Kirklees District Election Results May 2018
Our election count was held on Friday 4 May 2018
At the count we learnt that 35% of the electorate voted on the 3 May.
Following lots of counting the end result saw Labour gain 3 seats: Ashbrow, Colne Valley and Golcar, to give them an overall majority in the council with of 36 of the 69 seats available.
We also welcome 6 new councillors to the council:
- Alison Louise Munro – Almondbury – Liberal Democrats
- Harpeet Uppal – Ashbrow – Labour
- Mark Stephen Thompson – Birstall and Birkenshaw (for a 2 year term) – Conservative
- Nell Griffiths – Colne Valley – Labour
- Billy Jewitt – Denby Dale – Conservative
- Richard Murgatroyd – Golcar – Labour
All the other seats were held by existing councillors.
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