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Tees Valley Mayoral election, 2017

Conservative win (new seat)

An election was held on 4 May 2017 for the new post of Mayor of the Tees Valley Combined Authority.

Conservative candidate Ben Houchen was elected.


Result

First Round

Conservative
39.5%
Labour Co-operative
39.0%
Liberal Democrats
12.3%
UKIP
9.3%

Second Round

Conservative
51.1%
Labour Co-operative
48.9%


First Round Second Round
Party Candidate Votes % Votes %
Conservative Ben Houchen 40,278 39.5% 48,578 51.1% Elected
Labour Co-operative Sue Jeffrey 39,797 39.0% 46,400 48.9%
Liberal Democrats Chris Foote Wood 12,550 12.3%
UKIP John Tennant 9,475 9.3%
Turnout: 21.0% - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 2,178 (2.3%)


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