Elections since 4 May 2017
Elections on 4 May 2017
The elections were held on 4 May 2017. This was the second time councillors have stood for re-election following the formation of the unitary council in 2009.
|The North East Party||3||+3||2.4%|
|Labour and Co-operative||1||+1||0.8%|
The election took place on the same division boundaries as the 2013 county elections, which saw wards electing one, two or three councillors.
There are 126 councillors representing 63 divisions.
Overall the turnout for the county council election was 31.25%. Turnout rose by 12.29% compared to the previous election in 2013 when turnout was 27.83%. The five highest turnout wards were:
- North Lodge 51.2%
- Weardale 45.6%
- Durham South 43.3%
- Chester-le-Street South 42.8%
- Chester-le-Street North 41.2%
The five lowest turnout wards were:
- Woodhouse Close 20.9%
- Peterlee East 23.3%
- Peterlee West 24%
- Consett South 24.6%
- Trimdon and Thornley 25%
Declaration of results for all 63 divisions are available:
Elections between 2 May 2013 and 4 May 2017
Elections on 2 May 2013