Who Can I Vote For?

Mayor of Bristol

This election will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

You can choose from 9 candidates in the Bristol City Council mayoral election.

How you vote This election uses Supplementary Vote.

Mark an X in the first column for your first choice. Mark an X in the second column for your second choice. You do not have to mark a second choice.

Read the instructions at the top of your ballot paper carefully.

For more information, visit The Electoral Commission's website or ask an official at your polling station.

The official candidate list was 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.

Election events

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

Tuesday 27 April 2021 18:00–19:30: Bristol Mayoral Hustings 2021: How can Bristol’s response to the climate and ecological emergencies be fast and fair?

Wednesday 21 April 2021 19:15–20:30: What will our Mayoral candidates deliver to enable Bristolians to walk and cycle in safety?

Wednesday 21 April 2021 19:15–20:30: Active Travel Mayoral Hustings Bristol

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