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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Tees Valley Combined Authority Mayoral Election results 2017

Friday, May 05, 2017


Ben Houchen (Conservative Party Candidate) has been elected as Mayor for the Tees Valley Combined Authority.

As no candidate received more than 50 per cent of the “first preference” votes, all candidates apart from those in first and second place were eliminated.

Ben Houchen, whose closest rival was the Labour and Co-operative Party candidate, Sue Jeffrey, was then elected after “second preference” votes were taken into consideration.

Votes following the “first preference” count were as follows:

FOOTE-WOOD Chris

Liberal Democrat

12,550

HOUCHEN Ben

Conservative Party Candidate

40,278

JEFFREY Sue

Labour and Co-operative Party

39,797

TENNANT John David Edward

UK Independence Party (UKIP)

9,475

 Votes following the “second preference” count were as follows:

HOUCHEN Ben

Conservative Party Candidate

48,578

JEFFREY Sue

Labour and Co-operative Party

46,400

 The turnout was 21.31%.

 To view the results in full visit www.stockton.gov.uk/elections

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