Kevin Ritchie comfortably held his Bramley and Stanningley Ward seat for Labour at this year’s Leeds City Council elections.
The count was held today in the First Direct Arena in Leeds following voting on Thursday.
Cllr Ritchie received 3,730 votes, well ahead of Conservative candidate Adam Cook on 819 votes.
Here are the results:
|BEE Elizabeth Anne||Liberal Democrats||338|
|COOK Adam Daniel||The Conservative Party Candidate||819*|
|RITCHIE Kevin Mark||Labour Party||3,730|
|WHETSTONE Daniel Paul||Social Democratic Party||36|
|WHITTAKER Keith Duncan||Green Party||290|
Turnout was 27.6%.
Note: Leeds City Council have since updated the candidate total for the Conservatives’ Adam Cook following the original declaration of the result this morning. Mr Cook secured 819 votes, not 319 as first declared.