Salford Local Election 2022 results announced

The results of Salford’s Local Election 2022 results have been announced.

The political makeup of the council has changed and is now:

  • Labour: 49 seats
  • Conservative: eight seats
  • Liberal Democrats: two seats
  • Independent: one seat

The turnout for the election, held on Thursday 5 May, was 25.27 per cent with 47,009 votes cast.

The polls closed at 10pm on Thursday 5 May and the verification and count took place at the AJ Bell Stadium overnight.

Returning Officer Tom Stannard made the announcements in each ward which was also livestreamed for people watching at home. The final ward was announced at approximately 3.30am.

Tom said: “The people of Salford have had their say on who they want to represent them in their area.

“This was a chance for local people to have their voices heard and I would like to thank all those who voted and put democracy into action.”

Salford is made up of 20 wards and each ward has three seats in it. At this count one seat in each ward was up for election.

For the full results of each ward please visit our election results page.

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Date published
Friday 6 May 2022

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