2017 West Sussex County Council election

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2017 West Sussex County Council election

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All 70 seats to West Sussex County Council
36 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrat Labour
Last election 46 8 6
Seats won 56 9 5
Seat change Increase10 Increase1 Decrease1

West Sussex County Council election results 2017.svg
Map showing the results of the 2017 West Sussex County Council elections.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2017 West Sussex County Council election took place as part of the 2017 local elections in the UK.[1] All councillors were elected for single-member electoral divisions for a four-year term. The voting system used was first-past-the-post.

Boundary changes to the electoral divisions took effect following a review by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.[2]

The result was Conservative councillors formed an increased, 20-seat, majority on the council at the loss of the ten UKIP seats. The second-largest party grouping of councillors remained Liberal Democrats, gaining one seat to have nine seats and the balance of the council was formed by five Labour Party councillors, having lost one seat, net.

Results summary[edit]

West Sussex County Council election, 2017[3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 56 13 3 +10 51.1 110,427
  Liberal Democrat 9 3 2 +1 19.2 41,428
  Labour 5 0 1 -1 15.7 33,915
  Green 0 - 5.1 10,983
  UKIP 0 0 10 -10 6.3 13,584
  Other parties 0 - 2.6 5,674

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  2. ^ "West Sussex County Council". Local Government Boundary Commission for England. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  3. ^ "West Sussex County Council election results 2017". West Sussex County Council. 2017-05-05. Retrieved 2017-05-10.