Election results

2017 Tees Valley Mayoral election

Ben Houchen was elected as Tees Valley Mayor (for Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, and Stockton-on-Tees) on 4 May 2017.

Name Party First preference votes Second preference votes Total
FOOTE-WOOD, Chris Liberal Democrat 12,550    
HOUCHEN, Ben The Conservative Party Candidate 40,278 8,300 48,578 (E)
JEFFREY, Susan Jennifer (commonly known as Sue Jeffrey) Labour and Co-operative Party 39,797 6,603 46,400
TENNANT, John David Edward UK Independence Party (UKIP) 9,475    

Electorate: 94,544
Ballots issued: 18,091
Turnout: 19.14%

View the Certificate of Verification for all votes in all towns (PDF).

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