Mayor of the West of England

Mayoral Election Results

Tim Bowles

Winner

Tim Bowles

Conservative

Second round results for mayoral election

Second round results for mayoral election
Candidate Final total votes Percentage

Candidate Conservative

Tim Bowles

Final total votes70,300 Percentage51.6%

Candidate Labour

Lesley Mansell

Final total votes65,923 Percentage48.4%

First round results for mayoral election

First round results for mayoral election
Candidate First pref votes Percentage Second pref votes Percentage

Candidate Conservative

Tim Bowles

First pref votes53,796 Percentage27.3% Second pref votes16,504 Percentage42.5%

Candidate Labour

Lesley Mansell

First pref votes43,627 Percentage22.2% Second pref votes22,296 Percentage57.5%

Candidate Liberal Democrat

Stephen Williams

First pref votes39,794 Percentage20.2% Second pref votes- Percentage-

Candidate Independent

John Savage

First pref votes29,500 Percentage15.0% Second pref votes- Percentage-

Candidate Green

Darren Hall

First pref votes22,054 Percentage11.2% Second pref votes- Percentage-

Candidate UKIP

Aaron Foot

First pref votes8,182 Percentage4.2% Second pref votes- Percentage-

Second preference votes are only used to elect the mayor if no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote. The top two candidates then receive the second preference votes from their eliminated opponents.

Turnout

29.3%
Electorate: 671,280

What area does this Mayor cover?

Map showing the area electing the mayor for West of England

Latest Updates

Regional Mayor to meet with managing director of First Bus

The regional mayor for the West of England is to meet the managing director of First Bus to discuss delays commuters are facing across the West.

Tim Bowles is set to meet James Freeman from First Bus in the next few weeks.

Regional Mayor, Tim Bowles, said: “Thousands of people across the West of England rely on First Bus to get around the region.

"The recent level of disruption is unacceptable and I will raise my concerns directly with First.”

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West Mayor welcomes multi-million-pound budget pledge

The Chancellor announced additional funding for the West of England in the Budget today.

£80m was allocated transport projects and infrastructure.

The West's mayor said the government had recognised the importance of the region:

Mayor for the West of England, Tim Bowles, welcomed extra investment in the region announced in the Budget

£80m for West transport infrastructure in budget

More than £80m has been allocated to West transport projects in the budget, says the West of England Mayor.

The money will be earmarked for infrastructure, with the authorities also able to bid for more from a central fund.

Tim Bowles, said: “Today’s budget clearly demonstrates the Government’s commitment to the West of England region. This new funding is a direct result of devolution, and recognises the significance of our region to the national economy."

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