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Newcastle City Council election, 2015

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Turnout  65%
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57,144  22,607

The 2015 Newcastle City Council Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect one third of the members of Newcastle City Council in England. The elections took place on the same day as other local elections.

During the election campaign, hustings were held by JesmondLocal in the North and South Jesmond Wards.

The result saw the majority of governing Labour Party members increase in the council chamber, with winners in seats in the wards Castle and North Jesmond replacing one Liberal Democrat councillor each for these. Westerhope saw its third independent councillor elected, Pat Hillicks winning the seat with a 1,319 majority over the Labour Party candidate.

In West Gosforth, the Conservative candidate Steve Kyte came close to victory, the last such occasion being 1992, coming 17 votes short. UKIP candidates attracted more support on average than in any previous year, coming second in Byker and in Lemington.

Ward results

The electoral division results are listed below:

References

Newcastle City Council election, 2015 Wikipedia


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