The £180,000 question: Bath and North East Somerset mayoral referendum

Voters in Bath and North East Somerset have chosen not to have an elected mayor. The result means that the current system will remain in place. BANES Council is led by a leader chosen by councillors.

In total the referendum cost £180,000.

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Bath Spa University students cast just one vote in mayoral referendum

More than 38,000 votes were cast in the mayoral referendum across Bath and North East Somerset - but not a strong showing from the students of Bath Spa it seems.

Our political correspondent was at the count- where one ballot box was delivered with just a single lonely vote...

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