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|
Ballots issued: 18,091