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County Council Elections

May 2013 Council election

County Council elections are held every four years. Councillors are elected to represent each division, ensuring that the Council is accountable to local people.

Nottinghamshire County Council is currently under no overall control. This is because no single party has the 34 seats (County Councillors) required for an overall majority. The Labour Party is the largest party with 32 seats. All the other parties together have 35 seats.

The current composition of the County Council, last updated in March 2015, is:

  • Labour Party: 32 seats
  • Conservative Party: 21 seats
  • Liberal Democrats: 7 seats
  • Mansfield Independent Forum: 2 seats
  • Selston Area Independents: 1 seat
  • Hucknall First Community Forum: 1 seat 
  • Independent (Councillor Maureen Dobson): 1 seat
  • Independent (Councillor Ian Campbell): 1 seat
  • Independent (Councillor Jason Zadrozny): 1 seat 


View information for voters including how to check if you are registered to vote as well as information on where to vote, postal voting and proxy voting.

Further information

Guidance for parties, candidates and agents is available from the Electoral Commission.

Resources for teachers, youth workers, and others interested in promoting the democratic process and engagement can be found at www.dopolitics.org.uk.

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