Election 2012: Mapped: Preston City Council election results

Labour increased their majority slightly to maintain control of Preston City Council in last night’s election.

The Conservatives lost two seats and the Liberal Democrats one as the status quo prevailed largely across the board in the wards up for election.

Two independent councillors were elected, Terry Cartwright representing Deepdale and Michael Lavalette for the Town Centre both returning to the council chamber.

View a map below to see who won in each ward


View Election 2012: Preston City Council election results in a larger map

Turnout was 32% with 29,018 voters turning up to cast their vote. Labour polled 46.1% of the total votes cast, with the Conservatives on 31.6%.

See a full list of results on the council’s elections section.

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