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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The BANES mayoral referendum in numbers

of the electorate turned out to vote in the referendum
more of the electorate voted in the BANES than in the Bristol mayoral referendum in 2012
total number of votes cast
voted to keep to the current system of a leader chosen by councillors
voted to have an elected mayor
the cost of the referendum

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