Election of Mayor for West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) - 4 May 2017

On 4 May 2017 voters in the West Midlands voted in the first ever election for a West Midlands Mayor.

Results

This poll used the supplementary voting system.

Total number of ballot papers used in Solihull: 52,871.

Andy Street, The Conservative Party Candidate, was duly elected.

First preference results

Name Description Solihull West Midlands
James Burn Green Party 4,102 24,260
Pete Durnell UK Independence Party (UKIP) 1,833 29,051
Beverley Anne Nielsen Liberal Democrats 3,578 30,378
Siôn Llewelyn Simon Labour and Co-operative Party 6,695 210,259
Graham John Stevenson Communist 256 5,696
Andy Street The Conservative Party Candidate 35,903 216,280

 

Rejected ballot papers at first preference

  Solihull
Want of an official mark 0
Voting for more than one candidate as to the first preference vote 250
Writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
Unmarked as to the first preference vote 123
Void for uncertainty 131
Total 504

 

Second preference results

Name Description Solihull West Midlands
Siôn Llewelyn Simon Labour and Co-operative Party 2,256 24,603
Andy Street The Conservative Party Candidate 2,981 22,348

 

Reject ballot papers at second preference

  Solihull
Want of an official mark 0
Voting for more than one candidate as to the first preference vote 1
Writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
Unmarked as to the first preference vote 686
Void for uncertainty 54
Total 741

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