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1971 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds municipal elections were held on 14 May 1971, with one third of the councillors up for vote including a double vacancy in Talbot. Reflecting national patterns, the results were a near mirror-image of the 1968 results, as Labour achieved ...

1972 Leeds City Council election

The final Leeds municipal elections were held on 5 May 1972, with a third of the councillors up for re-election. The wide-reaching reforms set out in the Local Government Act 1972 had timetabled the councils abolishment to coincide with the repla ...

1973 Leeds City Council election

The first elections to the newly created Leeds City Council were held on 10 May 1973, with the entirety of the 96 seat council - three seats for each of the 32 wards - up for vote. The Local Government Act 1972 stipulated that the elected members ...

1975 Leeds City Council election

Elections to Leeds City Council were held on 1 May 1975. One third of the seats, as well as an extra vacancy in Aireborough, were up for election. Labour had gained a seat from a by-election in Burley in the interim, prompted by the arrest of inc ...

1978 Leeds City Council election

Elections to Leeds City Council were held on 4 May 1978, with one third of the council up for election, as well as an extra vacancy in Wetherby. Prior to the election, the Hunslet East and West incumbent, Dennis Peddar, had defected from the Libe ...

1979 Leeds City Council election

Elections to Leeds City Council were held on the same day as the general election, with one third of the council up for election and an additional vacancy in Garforth North and Barwick. There had also been a by-election in Horsforth for the seat ...

1980 Leeds City Council election

The 1980 Leeds City Council election took place on 1 May 1980 to elect members of Leeds City Council in England. A full boundary review of Leeds electoral wards increased the number of wards from 32 to 33, also increasing the number of councillor ...

1982 Leeds City Council election

Elections to Leeds City Council were held on Thursday, 6 May 1982, with one-third of the council to be elected. As well as that, there was a vacancy to fill after the defection of Whinmoor incumbent Edward Hewitt to the newly formed Alliance betw ...

1983 Leeds City Council election

Elections to Leeds City Council were held on Thursday, 5 May 1983, with one third of the council to be elected. The unwinding of much of Alliances momentum helped Labour defend most of their 1982 losses, with the Conservative and Alliance gains r ...

1986 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council elections were held on Thursday, 8 May 1986, with one third of the council and a vacancy in Halton to be elected, following the resignation by Conservative incumbent Martin Dodgson in March. Prior to that, there had been a ...

1987 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council elections were held on Thursday, 7 May 1987, with one third of the council and a vacancy in Wetherby to be elected. Prior to the election, the Alliance had gained the Aireborough seat from the Conservatives in a by-election ...

1988 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council elections were held on Thursday, 5 May 1988, with one third of the council and a vacancy in Headingley to be elected. Following national patterns, the newly merged Social and Liberal Democrats, seen a substantial fall in vo ...

1990 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council elections were held on Thursday, 4 May 1990, with one third of the council and vacancies in Beeston and North to be elected. There had been a number of by-elections in the interim, resulting in two Labour gains in Armley an ...

1991 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council elections were held on Thursday, 2 May 1991, with one third of the council and a vacancy in Horsforth to be elected. The upsurge in Labour support recorded the previous year mostly unwound, allowing the Conservatives and th ...

1992 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council elections were held on Thursday, 7 May 1992, with one third of the councils seats up for election. Held one month after the 1992 general election where Conservatives won a surprise fourth term, the Conservatives in Leeds sh ...

1994 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council elections were held on Thursday, 5 May 1994, with one third of the council up for election, alongside a vacancy in the University ward. Differing wildly from the previous election, the results were reminiscent of Labours la ...

1995 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council elections were held on Thursday, 4 May 1995, with one third of the council up for election, alongside a vacancy in Roundhay. Labour won another victory over the opposition parties, winning a record number of wards as the La ...

1996 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council elections were held on Thursday, 2 May 1996, with a third of the council up for election. The Conservatives suffered another routing, although with a less impressive Labour vote and a slight recovery in their own vote, were ...

1998 Leeds City Council election

The 1998 Leeds City Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of City of Leeds Metropolitan Borough Council in West Yorkshire, England. One third of the council, alongside a vacancy in Wortley were up for election. The Labour par ...

1999 Leeds City Council election

The 1999 Leeds City Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of City of Leeds Metropolitan Borough Council in West Yorkshire, England. One third of the council was up for election, as well as a vacancy each in Horsforth, Moortow ...

2000 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of City of Leeds Metropolitan Borough Council in West Yorkshire, England. Since the last election, Labour had lost a by-election to the Lib Dems in Harehills, and long-serv ...

2002 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council election took place on 2 May 2002 to elect members of City of Leeds Metropolitan Borough Council in West Yorkshire, England. Prior to the election, there had been several by-elections held with no change to the council comp ...

2003 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of City of Leeds Metropolitan Borough Council in West Yorkshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the ...

2004 Leeds City Council election

The 2004 Leeds City Council election took place on 10 June 2004 to elect members of City of Leeds Metropolitan Borough Council in England. Following a full boundary review of Leeds electoral wards by the Boundary Committee for England, all of the ...

2006 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of City of Leeds Metropolitan Borough Council in West Yorkshire, England. One third of the council was up for election with the council remaining under no overall control. ...

2007 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of City of Leeds Metropolitan Borough Council in West Yorkshire, England. Prior to the election, the Morley Borough Independent councillor for Morley North, Stewart McArdle ...

2008 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council election took place on 1 May 2008 to elect members of City of Leeds Metropolitan Borough Council in West Yorkshire, England. Prior to the election Hyde Park & Woodhouse councillor, Kabeer Hussain, had defected from Liberal ...

2010 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council election took place on 6 May 2010, the same day as the General Election, to elect members of City of Leeds Metropolitan Borough Council in West Yorkshire, England. Since the last election, there had been a number of by-elec ...

2011 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council election took place on 5 May 2011 to elect members of City of Leeds Metropolitan Borough Council in West Yorkshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party regained overall control of the ...

2012 Leeds City Council election

The Leeds City Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members to City of Leeds Council, one of five metropolitan borough councils in West Yorkshire, England. One third of the council was up for election to replace the councillors elec ...

2014 Leeds City Council election

Leeds City Council elections took place on 22 May 2014, the same day as the European elections. One third of the council was up for election to replace the councillors elected in 2010. Prior to the election, Calverley & Farsley Councillor Joseph ...

2015 Leeds City Council election

The 2015 Leeds City Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Leeds City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. As per the election cycle, one third of the councils seats were up for election. T ...

2016 Leeds City Council election

The 2016 Leeds City Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Leeds City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. As per the election cycle, one third of the councils seats were up for election. T ...

2018 Leeds City Council election

The 2018 Leeds City Council election took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Leeds City Council in England. They were held on the same day as other local elections across England and the rest of the UK. Following a full boundary review of Le ...

2019 Leeds City Council election

The 2019 Leeds City Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of Leeds City Council in England. They were held on the same day as other local elections across England and the rest of the UK. As per the election cycle, one third o ...

Adel and Wharfedale (ward)

Adel and Wharfedale is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in the north west of Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering both urban and rural areas including Adel, Bramhope, Cookridge, Holt Park and Pool-in-Wharfedale.

Alwoodley (ward)

Alwoodley is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in the north of Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering the urban suburb areas of Alwoodley, the majority of Moor Allerton and Slaid Hill.

Ardsley and Robin Hood (ward)

Ardsley and Robin Hood is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in the south of Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering suburb areas and villages including Robin Hood, Tingley as well as both West and East Ardsley.

Beeston and Holbeck (ward)

Beeston and Holbeck is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering the inner city areas and urban suburbs of Beeston, Cottingley and Holbeck to the south of the city centre.

Bramley and Stanningley (ward)

Bramley and Stanningley is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in west Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering the former industrial area of Bramley and district of Stanningley.

Burmantofts and Richmond Hill (ward)

Burmantofts and Richmond Hill is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in east Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering the former industrial and now largely residential areas of Burmantofts and Richmond Hill.

Calverley and Farsley (ward)

Calverley and Farsley is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in west Leeds, West Yorkshire, including the village of Calverley and town of Farsley.

Chapel Allerton (ward)

Chapel Allerton is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in north Leeds, West Yorkshire, incorporating the suburb of the same name, Chapeltown, Potternewton and the southern part of the historic area of Scott Hall.

Cross Gates and Whinmoor (ward)

Cross Gates and Whinmoor is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in east Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering the outer city suburb areas of Cross Gates, Manston, Swarcliffe and Whinmoor. Austhorpe is also shared with Temple Newsam ward to the south.

Farnley and Wortley (ward)

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Garforth and Swillington (ward)

Garforth and Swillington is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in east Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering the town of Garforth as well as the villages of Great Preston and Swillington.

Gipton and Harehills (ward)

Gipton and Harehills is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in east Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering the inner-city area of Harehills and residential suburb of Gipton.

Guiseley and Rawdon (ward)

Guiseley and Rawdon is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in the north west of Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering both the town of Guiseley, the majority of the village of Rawdon and the southern part of the town of Yeadon.

Harewood (ward)

Harewood is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in north east Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering rural villages including Barwick-in-Elmet, Collingham, Harewood, Scholes and Shadwell.

Headingley and Hyde Park (ward)

Headingley and Hyde Park is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering the inner-city area of Hyde Park and suburb of Headingley to the north of the city centre. It was created in advance of the 2018 council election.