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Mayor of Bristol

This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

9 candidates stood in the Bristol City Council mayoral election.

Read the official candidate booklet for this election.

The Mayor of Bristol is elected to lead Bristol City Council. The Mayor chairs the council cabinet, directs the council's strategy, and sets the council budget. The Mayor's decisions can only be overturned by a two-thirds majority of councillors.

Download the official election information booklet (PDF).

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