City of Lincoln Council election, 1998

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The 1998 City of Lincoln Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Lincoln District Council in Lincolnshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the Council.[1]

After the 1996 election the Labour party held all of the seats on the council but before the 1998 election 7 councillors broke away to sit as Independent Labour councillors.[2]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Lincoln Local Election Result 1998[3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 10 +3 90.9
  Conservative 1 +1 9.1
  Independent Labour 0 -4 0


  1. ^ a b "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 1998-05-09. p. 16. 
  2. ^ "The East Midlands - Mark D'Arcy". BBC Online. 1998-04-30. Retrieved 2008-04-28. 
  3. ^ "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46.