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Postal Vote Election
Carlisle City Council Elections - 2004

Total number of eligible voters 68,747

City Council elections were held in 17 of the city's 22 wards:

Belah, Belle Vue, Botcherby, Brampton, Castle, Currock, Dalston, Denton Holme, Great Corby & Geltsdale, Harraby, Hayton, Morton, St. Aidans, Stanwix Urban, Upperby, Wetheral and Yewdale.

In 2004 - 17 seats have been contested. There was a 42.6% overall turnout (29,303 votes cast).

  Seats contested Won
Conservative 9 seats 5 seats (29.4%)
Labour 6 seats 8 seats (47%)
Liberal Democrats 1 seat 3 seats (17.6%)
Independent 1 seat 1 seat (5.8%)

The composition of the Council after the 2004 election:

Conservative 20 seats
Labour 24 seats
Liberal Democrats 7 seats
Independent 1 seat

In 2003 - 19 seats were contested (including one by election - Wetheral). There was a 31.4 % overall turnout.

  Seats contested Won
Conservative 12 seats 8 seats (42%)
Labour 4 seats 8 seats (42%)
Liberal Democrats 2 seats 2 seats (11%)
Independent 1 seat 1 seat (5%)

The composition of the Council after the 2003 election:

Conservative 24 seats
Labour 22 seats
Liberal Democrats 5 seats
Independent 1 seats

Please note that the overall turnout for the European elections was 42.7% (34,214 votes were cast out of an electorate of 80,200).

Results for the European Elections »

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