Directly elected mayor of Leicester


Directly elected mayor of Leicester
Mayor of Leicester
Incumbent
Sir Peter Soulsby

since 6 May 2011
Style City Mayor (to distinguish from Lord Mayor, a separate post)
Appointer Electorate of Leicester
Term length Four years
Inaugural holder Sir Peter Soulsby
Website Leicester Mayor website

The directly elected mayor of Leicester is responsible for the executive function of Leicester City Council. The incumbent is Sir Peter Soulsby of Labour.

Elections

The first mayoral election on 5 May 2011 saw Peter Soulsby elected as mayor.[1]

Leicester Mayoral Election 2011 [2]
Name Party Votes  %
Peter Soulsby Labour 46,948 55%
Ross Grant Conservative 9688 11%
Rick Moore Independent 7635 9%
Gary Hunt Liberal Democrat 6029 7%
Geoff Forse Green 3452 4%
Nima Patel Independent 3358 4%
Regine Anderson UKIP 2195 3%
Mohinder Farma Unity for Peace and Socialism 1944 2%
David Bowley Independent 1784 2%
Mu-hamid Pathan Independent 1465 2%
Lee Sowden Independent 631 1%

List of Mayors

Name Entered office Left office Political party
Sir Peter Soulsby 6 May 2011 Incumbent Labour

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