The Labour group were the leading party and gained majority control of the council.
Of the 54 ward seats up for election:
- the Labour Party won 38 seats
- the Green Party won 7 seats
- the Conservative Party won 6 seats
- Brighton & Hove Independents won 2 seats
- an independent candidate won 1 seat
The turnout across Brighton & Hove was 83,426. This was 40.8% of an electorate of 204,255 voters.
Find out more about the results of the Brighton & Hove City Council elections.
Voter ID statistics from polling stations
Number of voters not issued with a ballot paper
The total number of polling station electors who applied for, but at least initially were not issued with, a ballot paper (VIDEF 4a + 5a) was 335.
Of these, 213 later returned with accepted ID and were issued with a ballot paper (VIDEF 4d + 5e).
122 were not issued with a ballot paper by close of poll.
The total number of electors who were eligible to vote in person at the polling stations was 173,237.
We issued 62,786 voters with a ballot paper at polling stations
Of the electors eligible to vote in person at the polling stations, 36.2% did so.
Proportions of those who tried to vote in a polling station
Of those who tried to vote in a polling station:
- 99.8% were able to vote on 4 May
- 0.2% applied for but were refused a ballot paper by the close of poll
- 0.5% applied for, but were initially refused, a ballot paper
63.6% of the electors initially refused a ballot paper later returned with accepted ID and were issued with a ballot paper.
Download more voter ID data from the Thursday 4 May 2023 local elections.