Mayoral election result

After the second round of the count the result of the mayoral election was duly announced. The winner was the independent candidate, George Ferguson (37,353 votes). Marvin Rees for Labour finished 6,000 votes behind (on 31,259).

You can find more detail of the voting and links to videos of the declaration and acceptance speeches here.

A new era begins …

Mayor of Bristol George Ferguson arrives for his first morning at Bristol City Hall (via Bristol City Council)

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