City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
 

Mayoral referendum - 3 May 2012

The referendum will ask voters to choose between two options in relation to the question - How would you like City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council to be run?

Option

Votes

 

By a leader who is an elected councillor chosen by a vote of the other elected councillors. This is how the council is run now.

66,283

55.1%

By a mayor who is elected by voters. This would be a change from how the council is run now.

53,949

44.9%

Total electorate entitled to vote

341,126

Total votes

120,232

Turnout

35%