Portsmouth City Council election, 1998

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Elections to Portsmouth City Council were held on 7 May 1998. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Portsmouth Local Election Result 1998
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 7 0 53.8
  Conservative 3 +2 23.1
  Liberal Democrat 3 -2 23.1


  • "Council poll results", The Guardian 9 May 1998 page 16

Preceded by
Portsmouth City Council election, 1996
Portsmouth City Council elections Succeeded by
Portsmouth City Council election, 1999