Local election results 2019

The results of the local elections on Thursday 2 May 2019 are now known for Hampshire’s cities.

Portsmouth City Council

The results were counted overnight at the Guildhall, Portsmouth.

The political make-up of the council is now: 18 Liberal Democrats, 16 Conservative, 6 Labour and 2 non-aligned independent .

One seat in each of the council’s 14 wards was up for election this year and 1 vacant seat in Cosham.

Prior to the election the council comprised: 17 Conservative, 17 Liberal Democrats, 5 Labour, 2 non-aligned independent and 1 vacant seat.

Southampton City Council

At Southampton City Council’s local elections the overall results were that Labour retained overall control of the council.

The full make-up of the council is now:

Conservatives: 18 seats (-1)

Labour: 29 seats (+3)

Independents: 1 seat (-2)

Winchester City Council

The political make-up of Winchester City Council is now:

18 seats for the Conservative Party
27 seats for the Liberal Democrat Party

This means that the Liberal Democrat party is in the majority. A total of 40,317 votes were cast, with a turnout of 45.10%.