Hackney Downs (ward)
|Named for||Hackney Downs|
|• Body||Hackney London Borough Council|
It was created for the May 2002 local election. There was previously a Downs ward from 1965 to 1978.
The ward returns three councillors every four years to Hackney Borough Council. At the last election, held on 3 May 2018, Michael Desmond, Anna-Joy Rickard and Sem Moema, all Labour Party candidates, were returned. Turnout was 39.7%.
In 2001, Hackney Downs ward had a total population of 10,294. This compares with the average ward population within the borough of 10,674.
At the 2011 Census, the population of the ward had increased to 12,921.
- "Borough councillors election 2018 | Hackney Council". hackney.gov.uk. Retrieved 2021-06-05.
- LB Hackney Borough Profile "1.5 Population density", and table 1.10 "Population by ward, 2001" pp. 20; (LB Hackney, 2006) accessed 6 October 2009
- "Hackney Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 22 October 2016.