Local elections

Local elections

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May 2022 election results

The full results are available on our Elections Live page.

Following the May 2022 local elections the council now has:

  • 51 Labour councillors
  • 21 Liberal Democrat councillors
  • 3 Newcastle Independents councillors
  • 3 councillors who stood as independent candidates

A parliament graph showing the makeup of Newcastle City Council. Labour has 51 seats, the Liberal Democrats 21, Newcastle Independents 3 and independent candidates 3.

Official notices

Results by ward

Details of the number of votes cast for each candidate (known as the declaration of result of poll) is available for:


To be able to take part in local elections you need to be registered to vote.

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Standing for election

If you are interested in standing for election as a councillor in Newcastle in future elections, please email us.

More information on standing for election as a councillor is available from: 

Need more information?

Please email elections@newcastle.gov.uk or phone  0191 278 7878 and ask for Electoral Services for further information.

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