In 2012 following the results of the Stage 1 and Stage 2 counts, George Ferguson was declared the first elected Mayor of Bristol.

Of the first and second preference votes counted:

  • George Ferguson received 37,353 votes.
  • Marvin Rees received 31,259 votes.

pdf See details of the Stage 1 count results (30 KB)

pdf See details of the Stage 2 count results  (25 KB)

pdf See election result by count table (13 KB)


Overall turnout was 27.92%.

pdf See detailed turnout by Ward (58 KB)

pdf See verification totals by Ballot Box (10 KB)

Contact information

Electoral services

PO Box 3399
Bristol City Council
Bristol, BS1 9NE

Tel: 0117 922 3400
Fax: 0117 922 3461

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm
Friday, 9am to 4.30pm