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How Lincoln voted in the local elections

Labour won nine out of the 11 seats up for re-election on the City of Lincoln Council on May 22, maintaing its control of City Hall.

Overall, 30.09% of the 65,000 people registered to vote in Lincoln went to the polls.

Before the elections, Labour had 25 of 33 councillors, with eight Conservatives. Now Labour has 27 seats and Conservatives have six after losing two.

Ric Metcalfe defended his seat in the Glebe ward, and he will maintain control of the City Council over the next four years. Here is his reaction after the results:

UKIP have failed to gain any seats in Lincoln, but as the graphs below indicate, they received the third largest slice of the votes in the city.

The two independent Eastern European candidates running in Park and Carholme only garnered dozens of votes.

Here is how each ward voted, and the their turnouts.


Abbey ward turnout was 24.91%


Birchwood ward turnout was 28.67%


Boultham ward turnout was 32.5%


Bracebridge ward turnout was 32.4%


Carholme ward turnout was 31.79%


Castle ward turnout was 29.5%


Glebe ward turnout was 27.9%


Hartsholme ward turnout was 35.66%


Minster ward turnout was 32.61%


Moorland ward turnout was 30.97%


Park ward turnout was 24.87%


Rewind our results liveblog with more updates and reactions from the night.