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Thursday 5 May 2022

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Mayor of South Yorkshire Combined Authority

This election was held on Thursday 5 May 2022.

6 candidates stood in the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority mayoral election.

Read the official candidate booklet for this election.

The Mayor of South Yorkshire (formerly Sheffield City Region) helps direct the overall strategy of the four councils which make up the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority. Working with the leaders of the four councils, the Mayor has responsibilities in areas such as transport, housing and planning.

View the election results on the South Yorkshire MCA website.

Election events

You can meet candidates and question them at events (often known as 'hustings'). Here are some events that are taking place:

(Past event) Tuesday 26 April 2022 00:00 :
See video or other info from this event.

(Past event) Thursday 21 April 2022 18:00 –19:30: South Yorkshire Metro Mayor Climate Hustings , Victoria Hall, Sheffield, S1 2JB and online
See video or other info from this event.

(Past event) Thursday 14 April 2022 00:00 :
See video or other info from this event.

Barnsley local election

Royston ward

This election was held on Thursday 5 May 2022.

4 candidates stood in the Royston ward.

Where to vote

You should get a "poll card" through the post telling you where to vote.

If you haven't got one, or aren't sure where to vote, you should call Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council on 01226 773070

Read more about how to vote.

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