Burnley local election count begins

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THE race for town hall seats will be decided today in the Burnley Council local elections.

The vote count was expected to begin at 9-30 a.m. today at Burnley’s Spirit of Sport after voters went to the polls yesterday.

Fifteen council seats are up for grabs across Burnley and Padiham and the first results are expected in at around 11-30 a.m.

You can follow Express reporters @benkenyon and @domgc for the latest up-to-the-minute election news on Twitter with the hashtag #burnleyelection