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It turns out Nottingham City doesn't want a Mayor.
It was a low turn out - just less than 24 percent - but of the of the nearly 50 thousand people who did vote the 'No' campaign was victorious by 57 percent to to 43 percent.
Liam Byrne told us that he was disappointed by the result.
He said that the people of Birmingham wanted to know what powers the government were going to give the Mayor of Birmingham, and they didn't come up with an answer.
Sion Simon, Former Labour MP for Erdington and one of the leaders of the "Yes" campaign, resigned his seat two years ago because he wanted to become the first Mayor of Birmingham.
He said that Birmingham could have voted "No" because it's supporters didn't get their case across.
Almost two hours ahead of schedule it was announced that Birmingham had voted "No" against a Directly Elected Mayor.
With an electorate of 754,765 people, only 27.65% of people turned out to vote.
Over half of those who did voted no, with 58% of the vote was against.
The votes in figures:
- 120611 vote 'No'
- 88085 vote 'Yes'
The announcement at the ICC in Birmingham today, where Birmingham has voted "No" to a Directly Elected Mayor.
Birmingham has voted "no" for a Directly Elected Mayor.
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David Cameron's dream of elected mayors in Britain's major cities looks to be in tatters after the the idea was rejected in referendums.
People in Nottingham, Coventry and Birmingham will this week get the chance to decide whether they want mayors to lead their cities.