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Mayor of Bristol

This election will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

The official candidate list has not yet been published. However, we expect at least 3 candidates to stand in the Bristol City Council area. You can help improve this page: add information about candidates to our database.

The official candidate list should be published on 8 April 2021.

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.

Learn more about Bristol's mayoral system at the Bristol council website.

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