Carlisle City Council elections were held on Thursday, 5 May 2016.
City Council elections were held in 17 of the city’s 22 wards:
Belah; Belle Vue; Botcherby; Brampton; Castle; Currock; Dalston; Denton Holme; Great Corby & Geltsdale; Harraby; Hayton; Morton; St Aidans; Stanwix Urban; Upperby; Wetheral and Yewdale wards.
The total number of eligible voters was 67,642. There was a 35.54% overall turnout (24,040 votes cast).
Prior to the election, the composition of the Council was: 28 Labour Councillors, 20 Conservative Councillors, 3 Independents and 1 Liberal Democrat Councillor.
The composition of the Council after the 2016 election is as follows: 27 Labour Councillors, 20 Conservative Councillors, 4 Independents and 1 Liberal Democrat Councillor.
A full list of results is available here.