St Helens Council election, 1998

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Elections to St Helens Council were held on 7 May 1998. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout was 20.9%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

St Helens Local Election Result 1998
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 13 -2 68.4
  Liberal Democrat 5 +1 26.3
  Conservative 1 +1 5.3


  1. ^ "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46. 

Preceded by
St Helens Council election, 1996
St Helens local elections Succeeded by
St Helens Council election, 1999