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Mayor of Leicester

This election was held on Thursday 4 May 2023.

6 candidates stood in the Leicester City Council mayoral election.

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

Electorate 240,367
Ballot Papers Issued 90,635
Spoilt Ballots 1,597
Turnout 37%

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