UK Politics

Local elections 2019: Independent mayor elected in Middlesbrough

An election for mayor of Middlesbrough was held on 2 May 2019, the same day as local elections in 259 councils in England and Northern Ireland.

Andy Preston, the independent candidate, won after receiving 59.2% of the vote in the first round.

Full results

PartyCandidateVotesShare
INDAndy Preston17,41859.2
LABMick Thompson6,69322.7
INDPeter Longstaff2,94010
CONKen Hall2,3828.1
Source: BBC

Before the election the mayor was Dave Budd, representing Labour.

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