1968 Hackney London Borough Council election

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The 1968 Hackney Council election took place on 9 May 1968 to elect members of Hackney London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party gained overall control of the council.[1]

Background[edit]

Election result[edit]

Ward results[edit]

Brownswood (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Chatham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Clissold (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Dalston (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Ind. Conservative
Ind. Conservative
Ind. Conservative
Independent
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
De Beauvoir (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Defoe (4)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Communist
Communist
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Downs (5)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Haggerston (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Uncontested
Labour Uncontested
Turnout n/a n/a
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Kingsmead (4)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Leabridge (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Moorfields (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
New River (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Liberal gain from Labour Swing
Liberal gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Northfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Northwold (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Queensbridge (4)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Rectory (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Springfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Victoria (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Wenlock (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Uncontested
Labour Uncontested
Labour Uncontested
Turnout n/a n/a
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Wick (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 9 May 1968" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 29 March 2015.