Harlow District Council

Election results for 2019

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  1. Harlow Council: Labour hold

    At the start of the night Harlow Council was the only Labour-controlled authority in Essex and the party has maintained control there.

    Four of the seven wards declared so far have been won by Labour, with the Conservatives taking three.

    There are a further four seats to be declared.

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    Video caption: Harlow councillor elected by one vote after recounts

    A vote is so close it takes three recounts before the result is declared

  3. The one vote winner: 'Most stressful night of my life'

    Laurence Cawley

    BBC News

    The Conservative candidate elected onto Harlow Council by just a single vote has said the experience was one of the most stressful nights of his life.

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    Michael Hardware, and his rivals, had to endure four separate recounts for the Staple Tye seat.

  4. When that ONE vote really does count!

    Victoria Polley

    BBC Essex

    The Conservatives have won the Staple Tye ward in Harlow by a single vote, taking it from UKIP.

    The ward was the subject of multiple recounts.

    The result? The Conservatives got 574 votes to Labour's 573.

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  5. Slimmest of margins

    We're hearing reports of a third recount in one ward in Harlow, Essex. "There's only one vote in it," reports our woman on the scene.

  6. Labour hold Harlow council

    Nic Rigby

    BBC News

    Labour have held on to Harlow District Council. Ten wards have declared with one to go, but statistically Labour can't be overtaken.

    Labour has taken two seats from UKIP and held four.

    The Conservatives have taken one seat from UKIP and have held on three.

  7. Polling under way for local elections

    Andrew Sinclair

    BBC Look East political correspondent

    Polling has begun for elections for some district and unitary councils in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

    Across the country, 150 local authorities are electing new councillors, and there are six mayoral contests.

    A polling station

    Councils holding elections here are:

    • Cambridgeshire: Cambridge City and Peterborough City
    • Essex: Colchester Borough, Basildon District, Harlow, Brentwood Borough, Castle Point Borough, Rochford District and Southend Borough
    • Norfolk: Great Yarmouth Borough and Norwich City
    • Suffolk: Ipswich Borough

    In most places, a third of seats are being contested.

    Polling stations close at 22:00 and BBC East will be providing live online coverage afterwards.