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These 19 Lincolnshire councillors will win election seats without a single vote

Some councillors will be reappointed unopposed

Councillors will win 19 seats at this year’s local elections in Greater Lincolnshire before a single ballot is cast.

Across five local authorities, candidates will be standing in uncontested seats meaning they have no challengers.

A total of 283 seats are up for grabs this year across nine councils in our region. See them all here.

But, 19 seats across 15 wards in the county will go uncontested.

Following the close of nominations last week, 17 of those seats will be won by Conservatives.

Meanwhile, two seats in East Lindsey will be taken by Labour and an Independent councillor.

Uncontested seats means that a candidate is standing for election unchallenged.

The wards that go uncontested are usually sitting councillors who are standing for re-election.

In this case, no vote will be cast and the councillor will be reappointed to their position.

Every district in Lincolnshire is up for elections, as well as the North and North East Lincolnshire unitary authorities.

You can find all the uncontested seats and which ward they are in below:


  • Billinghay, Martin and North Kyme
    • Conservative – Gill Ogden
  • Leasingham and Rauceby
    • Conservative – Susan Waring
  • North Hykeham Witham
    • Conservative – Ross Little


  • Scampton
    • Conservative – Roger Patterson
  • Stow
    • Conservative – Tracey Coulson
  • Sudbrooke
    • Conservative – Bob Waller
  • Wold View
    • Conservative – Tom Regis


  • Coningsby and Mareham
    • Conservative – Stan Avison
    • Conservative – Martin Foster
    • Conservative – Alex Hall
  • Holton le Clay and North Thoresby
    • Independent – Terry Aldridge
    • Labour – Phyll Smith


  • Aveland
    • Conservative – Peter Moseley
  • Dole Wood
    • Conservative – Barry Dobson


  • Gedney
    • Conservative – Jo Reynolds
  • Holbeach Hurn
    • Conservative – Nick Worth
  • The Saints
    • Conservative – Michael Seymour
  • Whaplode and Holbeach St John’s
    • Conservative – Allan Beal
    • Conservative – Paul Redgate

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