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Mayor of West Yorkshire Combined Authority

This election will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

The official candidate list has not yet been published. However, we expect at least 5 candidates to stand in the West Yorkshire Combined Authority mayoral election. 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 West Yorkshire is a new position, and 2021 will be its first election. The Mayor will work with the leaders of the five councils who make up the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, to provide strategic direction in areas such as transport, housing, and employment.

From 10 May, the Mayor of West Yorkshire will also assume the powers and responsibilities of the region's Police and Crime Commissioner.

Find out more on the West Yorkshire Combined Authority Website.

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