Mayoral election

When are they held?

Mayoral elections are held on the first Thursday in May every four years at the same time as District Council elections. The next election will be held in 2023.

Elected Mayor

The elected Mayor represents the Mansfield district together with a Cabinet of ward councillors.

See details of the Executive Mayor.

The voting system

Each voter has one vote.

The Mayoral candidate who gets the most votes is elected as Mayor for the Mansfield District.

This system is called first past the post.