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West Midlands Mayoral election, 2017

Conservative win (new seat)

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

Conservative candidate Andy Street was elected.


Result

First Round

Conservative
41.9%
Labour Co-operative
40.8%
Liberal Democrats
5.9%
UKIP
5.6%
Green
4.7%
Communist
1.1%

Second Round

Conservative
50.4%
Labour
49.6%


First Round Second Round
Party Candidate Votes % Votes %
Conservative Andy Street 216,280 41.9% 238,628 50.4% Elected
Labour Co-operative SiƓn Simon 210,259 40.8% 234,862 49.6%
Liberal Democrats Beverley Nielsen 30,378 5.9%
UKIP Pete Durnell 29,051 5.6%
Green James Burn 24,260 4.7%
Communist Graham Stevenson 5,696 1.1%
Turnout: 26.7% - Spoiled: 7,268 - Majority: 3,766 (0.8%)


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