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Mayoral referendum

Mayoral referendum result

A total of 32,546 residents (57.5 percent) voted in favour of keeping the current system of having an elected mayor and cabinet.

The turnout in the mayoral referendum was 56,605 (36.6 percent).

About the referendum

At a meeting held on 21 January 2016, North Tyneside’s Councillors and the Elected Mayor agreed to hold a referendum on how North Tyneside Council is governed.

The referendum allowed voters of North Tyneside to decide if they wish to: retain the Elected Mayor and Cabinet form of governance for North Tyneside Council or choose a committee system of governance instead.

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