Mayoral Elections

An election will be held on Thursday 4 May 2017 to choose who will be the Combined Authority Mayor for the West of England.

As the Combined Authority Returning Officer (CARO) for this election, Bristol Electoral Services is the main point of contact for candidates and will work to ensure that potential candidates have all the information they need in order to stand at the election.

If you are considering being a candidate, please send an email to

Everyone that has registered interest in being a candidate will be sent information in early January 2017 and will be invited to discuss the nomination and election process in early February.