Election 2016: Final results for the Mayor.

The candidate at the top of the list received the most votes while the candidate at the bottom of the list received the least.

Vacancies: 1

Candidate Status Iteration Votes
Justin Lester Elected 7 31,921.00
Nick Leggett Excluded 7 24,697.00
Jo Coughlan Excluded
6 15,844.00
Nicola Young Excluded
5 5,532.00
Andy Foster Excluded
4 3,718.00
Helene Ritchie Excluded
3 2,733.00
Keith Johnson Excluded
2 1,190.00 
Johnny Overton Excluded
1 620.00 

The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 28,309. There were 63 informal votes and 452 blank votes.

Elected candidate - This candidate is declared elected.

Excluded candidates - These are listed from the last candidate excluded during the STV counting process to the first - in reverse order of exclusion.

  • The first 'excluded' candidate listed was excluded last.
  • The last 'excluded' candidate listed was excluded first.
  • Candidates with the fewest numbers of votes are excluded first. After a candidate is excluded from the counting, his or her votes are redistributed to the other candidates still in the race in accordance with individual voters' preferences.

Iteration: Refers to the number of times the votes are counted until the required amount of candidates are elected.