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The Mayor of Middlesbrough is the executive mayor of the borough of Middlesbrough in North Yorkshire, England. The incumbent since 2019 is Andy Preston.[1]

Mayor of Middlesbrough
Andy Preston speaking at a charity event in Middlesbrough (cropped).png
Incumbent
Andy Preston

since 2019
StyleNo courtesy title or style
AppointerElectorate of Middlesbrough
Term lengthFour years
Inaugural holderRay Mallon

TimelineEdit

Andy Preston (politician)Dave Budd (politician)Ray Mallon 

ReferendumsEdit

2001Edit

Mayor of Middlesbrough Referendum
18 October 2001
Choice Votes %
  Elected Mayor 29,067 84
Cabinet System 5,537 16
Invalid or blank votes 167 0.48
Total votes 34,656 100.00
Registered voters and turnout 101,930 34
Source: Local Government Chronicle News[2]

2013Edit

Referendum on how Middlesbrough is governed
26 September 2013
Choice Votes %
  Elected Mayor 8,674 57.25
Cabinet System 6,455 42.75
Invalid or blank votes 27 0.0017
Total votes 15,156 100.00
Registered voters and turnout 100,629 15
Source: Middlesbrough City Council[3]

Election resultsEdit

2002Edit

Middlesbrough Mayoral Election 2 May 2002 [4]
Party Candidate 1st round 2nd round
 First round votes  Transfer votes 
Total Of round Transfers Total Of round
Independent Ray Mallon 26,362 62.8%
Labour Sylvia Connolly 9,653 23.0%
Liberal Democrat Joseph Michna 3,820 9.1%
Conservative Ronald Darby 1,510 3.6%
Socialist Alliance Jeffrey Fowler 352 0.8%
Independent James Jones 297 0.7%
Independent win

2007Edit

Middlesbrough Mayoral Election 3 May 2007 [5]
Party Candidate 1st round 2nd round
 First round votes  Transfer votes 
Total Of round Transfers Total Of round
Independent Ray Mallon 17,455 58.7%
Liberal Democrat Joseph Michna 7,026 23.6%
Labour Charles Rooney 3,539 11.9%
Conservative Dorothy Smith 1,833 6.2%
Turnout 30,779 30.87
Independent hold

2011Edit

Middlesbrough Mayoral Election 5 May 2011 [6]
Party Candidate 1st round 2nd round
 First round votes  Transfer votes 
Total Of round Transfers Total Of round
Independent Ray Mallon 17,917 50.4%
Labour John Carr 11,405 32.1%
Liberal Democrat Chris Foote-Wood 3,256 9.2%
Conservative Christopher Nolan-Cole 3,001 8.4%
Turnout 35,579 36.62
Independent hold

2015Edit

Middlesbrough Mayoral Election 7 May 2015 [7]
Party Candidate 1st round 2nd round
 First round votes  Transfer votes 
Total Of round Transfers Total Of round
Labour Dave Budd 16,680 33.8% 2,858 19,538 50.3%
Independent Andrew Preston 14,265 28.9% 5,017 19,282 49.7%
Independent David Roberts 5,803 11.8%
Independent Michael Carr 5,549 11.2%
Conservative Christopher Cole-Nolan 3,844 7.8%
Independent Len Junier 3,207 6.5%
Turnout 51,427 53.0
Labour gain from Independent

2019Edit

Middlesbrough Mayoral Election 2 May 2019 [8]
Party Candidate 1st round 2nd round
 First round votes  Transfer votes 
Total Of round Transfers Total Of round
Independent Andy Preston 17,418 59.2%
Labour Mick Thompson 6,692 22.7%
Independent Peter Longstaff 2,940 10%
Conservative Ken Hall 2,382 8.1%
Turnout 30,031 31.71
Independent gain from Labour

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Voters snub parties in mayor polls". 18 October 2002. Retrieved 7 April 2018 – via news.bbc.co.uk.
  2. ^ "Mayoral Referendum Result - Middlesbrough Council". Local Government Chronicle News. 19 October 2001. Retrieved 15 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Middlesbrough Council Referendum". Middlesbrough City Council News. 26 September 2013. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". Middlesbrough Council. 2 May 2002. Retrieved 20 December 2012.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Declaration of Result of Poll: Middlesbrough: Election of a Mayor for Middlesbrough on Thursday 3 May 2007" (PDF). Middlesbrough Council. 3 May 2007. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". Middlesbrough Council. 5 May 2011. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  7. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". Middlesbrough Council. 11 May 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Election Results 2019". Middlesbrough. Middlesbrough Council. Retrieved 4 May 2019.