Who Can I Vote For?

Mayor of Greater Manchester

This election will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

You can choose from 9 candidates in the Greater Manchester 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 Greater Manchester helps direct the overall strategy of the ten councils who make up the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. Working with the leaders of the ten councils, the Mayor oversees police and fire services and has other responsibilities in areas such as transport, housing, business, and skills.

Find out more about the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, or visit the GM Elects 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 20 April 2021 14:00–15:30: Greater Manchester Metro Mayor - Economy Hustings

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