Essex County Council announce election results 2013

THE results of the 2013 Essex County Council election were confirmed by 3.30am last night with the overall result seeing Conservative taking the majority of seats (42) and retaining their position as the administration.

Of the one million electors across the county, there was a 27.6 per cent turnout of voters.

The final make-up of Essex County Council is as follows:

• Conservative 42 seats

• Liberal Democrat 9 seats

• Labour 9 seats

• UKIP 9 seats

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• Green Party 2 seats

• Tendring First 1 seat

• Independent 1 seat

• Independent Loughton Residents Association 1 seat

• Canvey Independent Party 1 seat