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West of England Mayoral election, 2017

Conservative win (new seat)

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

Conservative candidate Tim Bowles was elected.


Result

First Round

Conservative
27.3%
Labour
22.2%
Liberal Democrats
20.2%
Savage
15.0%
Green
11.2%
UKIP
4.2%

Second Round

Conservative
51.6%
Labour
48.4%


First Round Second Round
Party Candidate Votes % Votes %
Conservative Tim Bowles 53,796 27.3% 70,300 51.6% Elected
Labour Lesley Mansell 43,627 22.2% 65,923 48.4%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Williams 39,794 20.2%
Independent John Savage 29,500 15.0%
Green Darren Hall 22,054 11.2%
UKIP Aaron Foot 8,182 4.2%
Turnout: 29.7% - Spoiled: 2,572 - Majority: 4,377 (3.2%)


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