Election 2016

Election 2016: Salford mayoral election

Labour's Paul Dennett has been elected as the new mayor for Salford. Full results below.

Paul Dennett (Labour) elected
Candidate Party 1st pref votes 2nd pref votes Total share %
Paul Dennett Labour 24,209 4,123 66.2
Robin Garrido Conservative 11,810 2,674 33.8
Owen Hammond UKIP 8,668 n/a n/a
Wendy Olsen Green 4,158 n/a n/a

Turnout: 50,256 (30%)

Second preference votes are only used if no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote. The top two candidates then receive the second preference votes from their eliminated opponents.