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Mayor of Greater Manchester

This election was held on Thursday 2 May 2024.

The Mayor of Greater Manchester helps direct the overall strategy of the ten councils which make up the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. The Mayor oversees police and fire services, and has other responsibilities in areas such as transport, housing, business, and skills.

Visit the official Greater Manchester election website.

Learn more about devolution in Greater Manchester from the Institute for Government.

6 candidates stood in the Greater Manchester mayoral election.

Read the official candidate booklet for this election.

Electorate 2,088,644
Ballot Papers Issued 669,509
Spoilt Ballots 5,863
Turnout 32%

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) Thursday 25 April 2024 18:00 : BBC North West debate , BBC One
See video or other info from this event.

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