Barnsley’s local election 2022 results announced


The votes have been counted for the local election, which took place across the UK on Thursday, 5 May 2022.

The total eligible electorate for Barnsley was 184,857. 

47,839 people voted, 25,609 were postal votes, resulting in a total of 25.88% turnout for the borough.

The full results from our local council elections are available on our website. The results from the South Yorkshire Mayoral elections will be available on the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority website. 

Sarah Norman, Chief Executive of Barnsley Council and Returning Officer for Barnsley, said: “This year, we saw 47,839 votes cast, 53.5% were by post.

“I would like to thank residents for making your vote count in this year’s local election. It’s a chance for you to have your say on who’ll be making decisions on the priorities and services you care about in your local area.

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has been involved in delivering this year’s elections.”

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