West Yorkshire Mayoral Election

On Thursday, 6 May 2021, there will be an election for the first West Yorkshire Combined Authority Mayor.

Leeds City Council is the lead authority for administering this election.  More information about the election can be found here.

Wakefield district results will be made live when they have been counted after each stage.

The total number of ballot papers counted is: 

The total number of valid first preference votes cast for each of the candidates is as follows: 

Candidate's surname​Other name(s)DescriptionNumber of first votes
ALI
​Waj
Reform UK

BRABIN
​Tracy Lynn
Labour and Co-operative Party

BUXTON
​Bob
Yorkshire Party

​COOPER
​Andrew Varah
​Green Party
​GOLTON
​Stewart
​Liberal Democrats
​HIRST
​Thérèse
​English Democrats - "Putting England First!"
​ROBINSON
​Matt
​The Conservative Party Candidate


The number of ballot papers rejected at the first count is as follows:

​Want of official mark
​Giving more than one candidate a first preferance vote
​Writting or mark by which the voter could be identified
​Unmarked or void for uncertanty as to the first preference vote

The total number of valid second preference votes cast for each of the remaining candidates is as follows: 

Candidate's surname​Other name(s)DescriptionNumber of first votes
​Number of second preference votes



Total number of SECOND preference votes given to candidates ELIMINATED: 

​Want of official mark
​Giving more than one candidate a first preferance vote
​Writting or mark by which the voter could be identified
​Unmarked or void for uncertanty as to the first preference vote



Total number of rejected ballot papers: 

To see the final results please visit the Leeds website

You can find out more about the West Yorkshire Combined Authority by visiting their website here.