Greater London Council election, 1977

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Greater London Council election, 1977
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← 1973 5 May 1977 1981 →

92 councillors
47 seats needed for a majority

  First party Second party
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Party Conservative Labour
Seats won 64 28
Seat change Increase32 Decrease30
Popular vote 1,177,390 737,194
Percentage 52.5% 32.9%
Swing Increase14.5% Decrease14.5%

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Results by parliamentary constituency.

Elections to the Greater London Council were held on 5 May 1977.

Results[edit]

Party Votes Seats
Number % +/- Stood Seats % +/-
Conservative 1,177,390 52.5 Increase14.5 92 64 69.6 Increase32
Labour 737,194 32.9 Decrease14.5 92 28 30.4 Decrease30
Liberal 174,405 7.8 Decrease4.7 92 0 Decrease2
National Front 119,060 5.3 Increase4.8 91 0 Steady
National Party 8,300 0.4 n/a 22 0 Steady
Communist 8,267 0.4 Decrease0.2 24 0 Steady
GLC Abolitionist Campaign 7,869 0.4 n/a 31 0 Steady
International Marxist 1,930 0.1 n/a 4 0 Steady
Independent 1,834 0.1 Decrease0.1 9 0 Steady
People 1,621 0.1 n/a 2 0 Steady
Ind. Conservative 1,025 0.0 Decrease0.1 1 0 Steady
Independent Liberal 878 0.0 n/a 3 0 Steady
English National 685 0.0 n/a 5 0 Steady
Fellowship 552 0.0 n/a 1 0 Steady
Socialist (GB) 502 0.0 Decrease0.1 4 0 Steady
Ecology 298 0.0 n/a 1 0 Steady
New Britain 254 0.0 n/a 1 0 Steady

Turnout: 2,242,064 people voted.

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