Registered 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%)
For more information please visit our website at www.guildford.gov.uk/mayoralreferendum