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The 2022 local elections liveblog

Join us for exclusive analysis of the results as they come in.

By Ben Walker

Near 4,000 wards electing 6,900 councillors are up for grabs on Thursday 5 May. Control of key local authorities throughout Great Britain, and maybe even the fate of our prime minister, rests on the election results to come. Welcome to the New Statesman’s 2022 local elections liveblog, helmed by senior data journalist for the New Statesman and co-founder of Britain Elects Ben Walker.

Get the results, mapped and charted, here [available from 10pm].

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