1998 Winchester City Council election


The 1998 Winchester Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Winchester District Council in Hampshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrats stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result


Winchester Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 16 +1 84.2
  Conservative 2 +1 10.5
  Independent 1 0 5.3
  Labour 0 -2 0

References


  1. "Local Elections results". The Times. 9 May 1998. p. 46.
  2. "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 9 May 1998. p. 16.
Preceded by
1996 Winchester Council election
Winchester local elections Succeeded by
1999 Winchester Council election