UK Politics

Local elections 2019: Labour mayor elected in Leicester

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

Peter Soulsby, the Labour candidate, won after receiving 61% of the vote.

Full results

PartyCandidateShare
LabourPeter Soulsby61%
ConservativeSandip Verma17.20%
GreenMags Lewis7.90%
Lib DemNigel Porter4.90%
UKIPStuart Young4.20%
IndependentSanjay Prem Gogia2.90%
SALTStephen Score1.90%
Source: BBC

Peter Soulsby was also the mayor before the election.

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