Election stage 1 count results

West of England Combined Authority Mayoral election stage 1 count results 2017-05-05T05:06:03+00:00

West of England Combined Authority Mayoral election stage 1 count results

All the first choice votes are counted.

As no candidate had more than 50% of the valid first choice vote the two candidates with the most first choice votes remain in the election and all other candidates are eliminated.

Second preference votes for the candidates who are not eliminated from the contest will now be counted.

The remaining candidates are:

BOWLES, Tim Charles       The Conservative Party Candidate

MANSELL, Lesley Ann        Labour and Co-operative Party

Declaration stage 1 count results 05 May 2017

Breakdown of  stage 1 count results

The total number of first preference votes given for each of the candidates is as follows:

West of England Combined Authority Mayoral total

The total number of ballot papers verified is  199,519

The turnout in the West of England Combined Authority Mayoral election is 29.72%

Name Party Number of first preference votes
BOWLES, Tim Charles The Conservative Party Candidate 53,796
FOOT, Aaron Warren UK Independence Party (UKIP) 8,182
HALL, Darren Edward Green Party 22,054
MANSELL, Lesley Ann Labour and Co-operative Party 43,627
SAVAGE, John Christopher Independent 29,500
WILLIAMS, Stephen Liberal Democrats 39,794
Total number of votes
196,953

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

Rejection reason Number of rejected ballot papers
(a) Want of an official mark 0
(b) Voting for more than one candidate as to the first preference vote 1,347
(c) Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified 18
(d) Unmarked or void for uncertainty as to the first preference vote 1,207
Total number of rejected ballot papers
2,572

The local authority area breakdown of the total number of first preference votes given for each of the candidates is as follows:

Bath & North East Somerset

Name Party Number of first preference votes
BOWLES, Tim Charles The Conservative Party Candidate 13,103
FOOT, Aaron Warren UK Independence Party (UKIP) 1,604
HALL, Darren Edward Green Party 4,398
MANSELL, Lesley Ann Labour and Co-operative Party 6,137
SAVAGE, John Christopher Independent 5,530
WILLIAMS, Stephen Liberal Democrats 10,021
Total number of votes
40,793

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

Rejection reason Number of rejected ballot papers
(a) Want of an official mark 0
(b) Voting for more than one candidate as to the first preference vote 297
(c) Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified 6
(d) Unmarked or void for uncertainty as to the first preference vote 369
Total number of rejected ballot papers
672

 

Bristol

Name Party Number of first preference votes
BOWLES, Tim Charles The Conservative Party Candidate 18,146
FOOT, Aaron Warren UK Independence Party (UKIP) 3,354
HALL, Darren Edward Green Party 13,857
MANSELL, Lesley Ann Labour and Co-operative Party 29,676
SAVAGE, John Christopher Independent 14,467
WILLIAMS, Stephen Liberal Democrats 20,675
Doubtfuls 1,187
Total number of votes
101,362

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

Rejection reason Number of rejected ballot papers
(a) Want of an official mark 0
(b) Voting for more than one candidate as to the first preference vote 644
(c) Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified 12
(d) Unmarked or void for uncertainty as to the first preference vote 531
Total number of rejected ballot papers 1,187

South Gloucestershire

Name Party Number of first preference votes
BOWLES, Tim Charles The Conservative Party Candidate 22,547
FOOT, Aaron Warren UK Independence Party (UKIP) 3,224
HALL, Darren Edward Green Party 3,799
MANSELL, Lesley Ann Labour and Co-operative Party 7,814
SAVAGE, John Christopher Independent 9,503
WILLIAMS, Stephen Liberal Democrats 9,098
Doubtfuls 713
Total number of votes
56,698

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

Rejection reason Number of rejected ballot papers
(a) Want of an official mark 0
(b) Voting for more than one candidate as to the first preference vote 406
(c) Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified 0
(d) Unmarked or void for uncertainty as to the first preference vote 307
Total number of rejected ballot papers
713