Mayor of Greater Manchester

Mayoral Election Results

Andy Burnham

Winner

Andy Burnham

Labour

First round results for mayoral election

First round results for mayoral election
Candidate First pref votes Percentage Second pref votes Percentage

Candidate Labour

Andy Burnham

First pref votes359,352 Percentage63.4% Second pref votes- Percentage-

Candidate Conservative

Sean Anstee

First pref votes128,752 Percentage22.7% Second pref votes- Percentage-

Candidate Liberal Democrat

Jane Brophy

First pref votes34,334 Percentage6.1% Second pref votes- Percentage-

Candidate Green

Will Patterson

First pref votes13,424 Percentage2.4% Second pref votes- Percentage-

Candidate English Democrats

Stephen Morris

First pref votes11,115 Percentage2.0% Second pref votes- Percentage-

Candidate UKIP

Shneur Odze

First pref votes10,583 Percentage1.9% Second pref votes- Percentage-

Candidate Independent

Mohammad Aslam

First pref votes5,815 Percentage1.0% Second pref votes- Percentage-

Candidate Independent

Marcus Farmer

First pref votes3,360 Percentage0.6% Second pref votes- Percentage-

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

Turnout

28.6%
Electorate: 1,982,430

What area does this Mayor cover?

Map showing the area electing the mayor for Greater Manchester

Latest updates

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Northern: Rail network is in 'freefall' says mayor

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said rail operator Northern is in "freefall" after cancellations increased to almost 300 in one day.

Northern train
Northern

Mr Burnham said at least 147 trains were cancelled or part-cancelled on 22 May and this had almost doubled to at least 281 on 29 May.

He said services are "actually getting worse" and "Northern's freefall shown no signs of slowing down".

Northern said it is urgently working on "comprehensive plans".

England mayors call for more tax control

England's regions should be given more control over taxes instead of relying on government grants, its elected mayors have said.

England's elected mayors
Greater London Authority

At their first summit, they said the UK was "one of the most centralised states in the western world".

The leaders - four Conservative and three Labour - said more regional powers would "give cities the tools... to increase growth and job creation".

Earlier this week, Liverpool City Region mayor Steve Rotheram called for powers to control the Universal Credit benefit after critics said its reforms were causing hardship.

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham added that Brexit meant it was "vital that people here have the right skills to get on in life and drive our economy".