West Yorkshire Mayoral Election Results 2021

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

Leeds City Council was the lead authority for administering this election.

The total number of ballot papers counted is: 80,466

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
2,930​
BRABIN
​Tracy Lynn
Labour and Co-operative Party
33,629
BUXTON
​Bob
Yorkshire Party
9,382
​COOPER
​Andrew Varah
​Green Party
4,649
​GOLTON
​Stewart
​Liberal Democrats
2,460​
​HIRST
​Thérèse
​English Democrats - "Putting England First!"
982
​ROBINSON
​Matt
​The Conservative Party Candidate
​24,615


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

​Want of official mark
​2
​Giving more than one candidate a first preferance vote
​593
​Writting or mark by which the voter could be identified
​3
​Unmarked or void for uncertanty as to the first preference vote
​1,151

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
BRABIN
Tracy Lynn
Labour and Co-operative Party
33,695
5,196
ROBINSON
​Matt
The Conservative Party Candidate
24,615
4,235

Total number of SECOND preference votes given to candidates ELIMINATED: 8,395

​Want of official mark
​0
​Giving more than one candidate a first preference vote
​796
​Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified
​0
​Unmarked or void for uncertainty as to the first preference vote
​1,768


Total number of rejected ballot papers: 2,564

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.