Almost a third turnout for elections

Almost a third of voters turned out for the local county council elections held across Cumbria yesterday (2nd May).

Turnout figures show that 32.1% attended the polling stations across the county.

South Laklenad came out on top with 39.8% of people in the district voting, closely followed by Allerdale (34.4%), and Eden (32.4%).

Turnout in Carlisle was 30.6% and in Copeland it was 27.2%.

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The local county council elections are taking place across Cumbria.