Mayoral elections

Residents in Salford and Liverpool are voting for their first directly elected mayor, while voters in Manchester take part in a referendum on having a mayor for their city.

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Liverpool's elected mayor vote results

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%).

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