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2023 Elections in Sefton

Sefton Borough Elections 2023

Sefton has a Council of 66 Members or Councillors who make decisions on matters affecting the borough. The borough is divided into 22 wards and each ward is represented by 3 Councillors who are appointed for a term of 4 years.

Local Elections 2023

On Thursday May 4th, 2023 thousands of residents across Sefton cast their vote on who they want to see represent them and their neighbours on the Local Authority’s borough council.

Local government elections elect councillors, who are responsible for making decisions on running services in your local area. These include housing, education, transport, planning, parks, leisure, fire and public safety, social care and waste management.

This year was the first time that, due to new national legislation, voters had to show valid photo ID to vote in a polling station.

You can find out what types of photo ID you can use in future elections here.

A table of results is available below showing the number of voters, ballots cast and more.

This includes Verification Data and Voter Identification Evaluation Data.

Number of eligible electors (as of May 4th, 2023) 212,535
Number of electors eligible to vote in a Polling Station 169,378
Number of postal votes issued 43,157
Total number of verified polling station votes 39,729

Percentage of votes cast in polling stations

23.45%
Total number of verified postal votes 26,107
Percentage of votes cast by post 60.49%
Total number of verified votes 65,836
Overall turnout  30.9%
Voter ID statistics  
Total number of voters not issued with a ballot 421
Total number of voters producing invalid ID 288
Total number of voters unable to produce ID 133
Total number of voters who returned with valid ID 203
Percentage of voters not issued with a ballot paper 0.5%

 

Ward Statistics

 

            ward 

 

Number of voters initially refused a ballot paper Number of voters who returned to the polling station with accepted ID and were issued a ballot paper Total numbers of voters who did not return to vote
Meols 6 1 5
Cambridge 22 12 10
Dukes 15 8 7
Norwood 24 7 17
Kew 14 7 7
Birkdale 11 4 7
Ainsdale 10 5 5
Harington 17 9 8
Ravenmeols 12 9 3
Manor 26 15 11
Blundellsands 24 14 10
Park 14 5 9
Sudell 5 3 2
Molyneux 27 15 12
Victoria 23 9 14
Church 30 20 10
Linacre 23 10 13
Derby 29 15 14
Litherland 37 18 19
Ford 18 9 9
St Oswald 15 4 11
Netherton & Orrell 19 4 15
  421 203 218

 


Last Updated on Thursday, July 27, 2023

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