General Election

General Election 2024: As it happened

On Thursday 4 July, people in Hull went to the polls to cast their votes in the General Election.

MPs were elected across three constituencies in Hull – Hull East, Hull North and Cottingham, and Hull West and Haltemprice.

The elected members for parliament were –

Hull East – Karl Turner (Labour)

Hull North and Cottingham – Diana Johnson (Labour)

Hull West and Haltemprice – Emma Hardy (Labour)

We ran a live blog, and you can catch up on all of last night’s events by viewing it below.


Goodnight from Hull City Council

And that concludes our General Elections 2024 live blog! Thanks for joining us and make sure to stay connected with Hull City Council:


Hull West & Haltemprice result

Labour Party hold (Emma Hardy)


Hull North & Cottingham result

Labour Party hold (Diana Johnson)


Hull East result

Labour Party hold (Karl Turner)


Results are on the way

And here is our first result of the night…


Stay tuned for the General Election results

We’re getting closer to announcing the first General Election results, so pleased stay tuned and we’ll update you as soon as possible.


Watch live on our YouTube channel

Don’t forget to tune into our YouTube channel for tonight’s election. You’ll be able to the results live and watch the elected candidates speak for the first time when the votes have been confirmed.


Hull West & Haltemprice has begun counting

Counting has now begun for the Hull West & Haltemprice constituencies.


Hull North & Cottingham has begun counting

Counting has now begun for the Hull North & Cottingham constituencies.


Official turnout in Hull

The official turnout in Hull for the General Election is as follows:

  • Hull East – 42.3%
  • Hull West – 52.2%
  • Hull North – 50.9%


Hull East has begun counting

Counting has now begun for the Hull East constituencies.


Dogs at polling stations

Would it even be an election without dogs at polling stations? Share your photos with Hull City Council on social media.


Check out the live interactive map

Don’t forget, you can also follow the General Election tonight with Hull City Council’s live interactive map, which will display all the details as they’re announced.


Local Candidates in tonight’s General Election

A reminder of the candidates in Hull for tonight’s General Election:

Hull East:

  • Julia Brown (Green Party)
  • Neil Hunter (Reform UK)
  • Bob Morgan (Liberal Democrats)
  • Kieran Persand (Conservative Party)
  • Karl Turner (Labour Party)

Hull West & Haltemprice:

  • Emma Hardy (Labour Party)
  • Linda Johnson (Liberal Democrats)
  • Lucy Needham (Social Democratic Party)
  • Kevin Paulson (Green Party)
  • Julie Peck (Reform UK)
  • Rachel Storer (Conservative Party)

Hull North & Cottingham:

  • Martin Baker (Reform UK)
  • Ahmet Cinalp (Independent)
  • Rowan Halstead (Yorkshire Party)
  • Kerry Harrison (Green Party)
  • Diana Johnson (Labour Party)
  • Pauline Peachy (Independent)
  • Callum Proctor (Conservative Party)
  • Mike Whale (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition)
  • Craig Woolmer (Liberal Democrats)


Votes are being verified

The ballot boxes are currently being verified and we hope to share the first updates soon. Make sure to stay tuned for the General Election results in Hull.


Hull’s Members of Parliament as it stands

Hull has three Members of Parliament in Hull North, Hull East & Hull West. Before we find out the results later tonight, here’s the current make up of members of parliament in Hull:

  • Hull East – Karl Turner (Labour)
  • Hull West & Haltemprice – Emma Hardy (Labour)
  • Hull North & Cottingham – Diana Johnson (Labour)


The first box tipped at the Guildhall


Latest news from Hull City Council

We’ll bring you the General Election as soon as they’ve been verified, but in the meantime here’s the latest updates from Hull City Council:

  • The Lord Mayor of Kingston Upon Hull will open ChessFest Hull, which has a focus on promoting junior involvement in the sport. (Read more)
  • Hull Museum’s Streetlife Museum has been shortlisted for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award. (Read more)
  • A citywide surface dressing programme will take place, with the road surface on 12 roads on Hull’s primary route network to be improved. (Read more)
  • Comedy superstar Chris Ramsey will headline a special launch event for Hull Comedy Festival this November. (Read more)


The General Election statistics in Hull

It takes many people across the city to run the polling stations and make the General Election happen. Here’s the key stats form today’s Parliamentary Election:


The ballot boxes arrive for the count


Looking back at last year’s Local Elections

If you want to refresh your memory on last year’s results, you can read our live blog and the result in each ward from last year.

Read the 2023 Local Elections Live Blog (link opens in a new tab).


How to follow the local election results with Hull City Council

As well as this live blog, you can follow the Local Election results on the following channels:

Social media: Follow our X & Instagram pages for live updates and coverage.

Live stream: Watch our live stream from the Guildhall on our YouTube channel.

Interactive map: Follow along the results with our interactive map here.


Where the ballot votes will be counted


General Election in Hull 2024

Hello, and welcome to our General Election live blog! We’ll update this page as we get the latest news about the parliamentary election in Hull as it happens.

Make sure to refresh this page regularly – we’ll be publishing the ward results as they’re announced from the Guildhall and provide key updates throughout the night.

Silhouette of hand putting a ballot paper in a box
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