Mayoral Referendum result – Leader system continues

Guildford Borough CouncilRegistered voters were asked how they would like the Council to be run.

By a leader who is an elected councillor chosen by a vote of the other elected  councillors – which is how the Council is run now. Votes = 20,639


By a mayor who is elected by voters – which would be a change from how the Council is run now. Votes = 4,948

This means that the Council will continue to be run how it is now, with a Leader and Cabinet system.

Rejected votes = 22

Overall turnout = 24.87%

(Postal vote turnout = 55.94%)
(Polling Station turnout = 15.13%)

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