Elections 2012: Wakefield rejects elected mayors

Voters in Wakefield have rejected the option of having an elected mayor running the council rather than a council leader.

The votes:

  • In favour of an elected mayor - 27,610 (38%)
  • In favour of a council leader - 45,357 (62%)

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Local Elections 2012

Thousands of people across our region have been casting their votes to elect their local councillors. We'll have the latest results here as they come in from our reporters and correspondents across the region.