Election Result (Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, 2017): Mayor: Labour (Steve Rotheram)

Election Result (Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, 2017): Mayor: Labour (Steve Rotherham)

Holy Cross primary school Bidston polling station Bidston St James 4th May 2017 resized

Election Result (Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, 2017): Mayor: Labour (Steve Rotherham)

                                 

Polling station 4th May 2017 resized
Polling station 4th May 2017 resized

Please note we would have been happier reporting from the count centre but the Combined Authority Returning Officer Ged Fitzgerald was not happy with us being there.

Election Result (Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, 2017): Mayor: Steve Rotheram (Labour Party)

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (Mayor) (2017)
 
Name of candidate     Description (if any)  Votes   %
Rotheram
Steve
 Labour Party  171,167   59.3%   Elected
Caldeira
Tony
 Conservatives  58,805   20.4%   Not elected
Cashman
Carl  
 Liberal Democrat  19,751   6.84%   Not elected
Crone
Tom
 Green Party  14,094   4.88%   Not elected
Walters
Paula
 UK Independence Party   11,940   4.14%   Not elected
Bannister
Roger
 Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition   7,881   2.73%   Not elected
Morton
Tabitha
 Women’s Equality Party   4,247   1.49%   Not elected
Breen
Paul
 Get the Coppers off the Jury   729   0.25%   Not elected

There were 2,789 rejected ballot papers. Turnout was 26.1%. The turnout for the Wirral area was 27.8%. The electorate was 1,116,495. Any candidate with less than 5% of the first preference vote loses their £5,000 deposit (Tom Crone (Green), Paula Walters (UKIP), Roger Bannister (TUSC), Tabitha Morton (Women’s Equality Party) and Paul Breen (Get the Coppers off the Jury).

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