Mayoral Election stage 2 count results

Mayoral election stage 2 count results

Total number of ballot papers verfied at the counting of second preference votes was:  51,210

Second preference vote result

The total number of second preference votes given for each of the candidates remaining in the contest was :

Name

Description

Number of second preference votes

FERGUSON George

Bristol First

7,202

REES Marvin Johnathan

Labour Party

12,021
None of the remaining candidates   26,242
Total number of second preference votes   45,465

The number of ballot papers rejected at the counting of second preference votes was:

Rejection reason

Number of rejected ballot papers

(a) ballot papers on which more than one second preference vote is given 17
(b) ballot papers which are unmarked as to the second preference vote 5,725
(c) ballot papers which are void for uncertainty as to the second preference vote 12
Total number of rejected ballot papers 5,754

Total first and second preference votes

The combined total of votes given for each of the candidates remaining in the contest was:

Name

Description

Number of first and second preference votes

FERGUSON George

Bristol First

39,577

REES Marvin Johnathan

Labour Party

68,750

Declaration that REES Marvin Johnathan is duly elected.

Returning officer:  Nicola Yates OBE

Date:  Saturday 7 May 2016