1998 Enfield London Borough Council election

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The 1998 Enfield Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Enfield London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1] This was the first time that Labour were re-elected for a second term in Enfield. They later won a historic third term in 2018 after winning again in Enfield in 2010 and 2014.

Election result[edit]

At the same as the election Enfield saw 67.2% vote in favour of the 1998 Greater London Authority referendum and 32.8% against, on a 32.8% turnout.[2] Overall turnout at the election was 33.26%.[3]

Enfield Local Election Result 1998[3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 43 4 1 +3 65.2
  Conservative 23 1 4 -3 34.8

Ward results[edit]

Angel Road (2)
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Arnos (2)
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Bowes (2)
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Bullsmoor (2)
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Chase (2)
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Craig Park (2)
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Enfield Lock (2)
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Enfield Wash (2)
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Grange (2)
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Green Street (2)
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Grovelands (2)
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Highfield (2)
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Hoe Lane (2)
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Huxley (2)
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Jubilee (2)
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Latymer (2)
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Merryhills (2)
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Oakwood (2)
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Palmers Green (2)
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Ponders End (2)
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Raglan (2)
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St Alphege (2)
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St Marks (2)
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St Peters (2)
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Southbury (2)
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Southgate Green (2)
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Town (2)
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Trent (2)
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Village (2)
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Weir Hall (2)
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Willow (2)
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Winchmore Hill (2)
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Worcesters (2)
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 1998-05-09. p. 16.
  2. ^ "Policy and politics: Local elections: How London voted for a mayor". The Guardian. 1998-05-09. p. 16.
  3. ^ a b "Results At A Glance". Enfield Council. Archived from the original on 1998-12-01. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
  4. ^ "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46.