– Joe Anderson, Liverpool's new mayor
"The people of Liverpool have spoken decisively in favour of the Labour Party.
"They have rejected the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats within this city and have given me their trust and the Labour Party their trust.
"I promise to you that we will deliver on our pledges and on our promises."
Joe Anderson (Lab) 58,448 (59.33%)
Liam Fogarty (Ind) 8,292 (8.42%)
Richard Kemp (LD) 6,238 (6.33%)
John Coyne (Green) 5,175 (5.25%)
Tony Mulhearn (TUSC) 4,792 (4.86%)
Steve Radford (Lib) 4,442 (4.51%)
Tony Caldeira (C) 4,425 (4.49%)
Adam Heatherington (UKIP) 2,352 (2.39%)
Paul Rimmer (Eng Dem) 1,400 (1.42%)
Jeff Berman (Liverpool Ind) 1,362 (1.38%)
Mike Whitby (BNP) 1,015 (1.03%)
Peter Tierney (NF) 566 (0.57%)
- Electorate 319,758; Turnout 98,507 (30.81%)
Very gracious RT “@liam4liverpool: Am so pleased & proud w/ our creditable 2nd place. Massive thanks to everyone who supported
The mayoral scores on the doors http://t.co/9V7UDH8z
Liverpool's new elected mayor Joe Anderson was elected with 57% of the vote.
Liam Fogarty, an independent candidate who had campaigned for the city to have a mayor, came second, beating the Liberal Democrats' candidate Richard Kemp into third place.
Mayor Anderson polled 58,448 votes, Mr Fogarty secured 8,292 (8.19%) with Cllr Kemp on 6,238 (6.16%).
Joe Anderson officially declared the newly elected mayor of Liverpool.