Elections May 5th 2022

Green candidates stood in every ward across Sheffield to campaign for a fairer, greener, city. The Greens gained 1 seat in the council elections and now have 14 councillors, with Sheffield City Council remaining in No Overall Control. In the South Yorkshire mayoral election, Green candidate Bex Whyman finished second in Sheffield and got 12.4% of the first preference votes across the whole area – a great result!

The key results were:
Broomhill & Sharrow Vale: Maleiki Haybe hold by 400 votes (Kaltum Rivers stood down) ahead of Labour
City: Martin Phipps hold by 498 votes ahead of Labour
Gleadless Valley: Marieanne Elliot gain by 505 votes from Labour
Hillsborough: Henry Nottage gain by 342 votes from Labour
Nether Edge & Sharrow: Graham Wroe loss by 533 votes (Alison Teal stood down) to Labour
Walkley: Logan Robin failed to gain by just 98 votes from Labour
Ecclesall: Peter Gilbert strong second just 370 votes behind Lib Dems

There were a number of other good results – the Greens citywide vote share was up 0.9% to 21.2%.

Results in summary:

  • Labour: hold 13, gain 2, lose 3 -1
  • Green: hold 2, gain 2, lose 1 +1
  • Lib Dems: hold 8, gain 1, lose 1 No change
  • Tories: No change

Overall balance of power in Sheffield City Council:

  • Labour: 39
  • Liberal Democrats: 29
  • Green Party: 14
  • Conservatives: 1
  • Independent: 1

A party needs 43 councillors to have a majority vote in Full Council (including the budget council).
See ward by ward Sheffield City Council results on Wikipedia and see the South Yorkshire mayoral results here.

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Previous elections

Council Elections May 6th 2021

A referendum on changing to the way Sheffield City Council is run was supported – Sheffield Green Party was a registered supporter of the It’s Our City campaign and actively supported votes for change! 13 Green party councillors were elected. You can see detailed results on Wikipedia.