What is the Liverpool City Region Mayoral Election?
What is the role of the Mayor?
Why is voting in this election important?
As exemplified above, the Metro Mayor holds significant domestic powers which can directly affect the lives of the 1.5 million residents of the Liverpool City Region.
In an unprecedented national health crisis, the powers of the Metro Mayor over healthcare have never been more important.
With just 26.1 percent of those eligible to vote in the 2017 mayoral voting, it is vital that turnout increases in order to ensure that everyone’s democratic voice is heard and that whoever is elected mayor has a clear mandate to carry out their vital responsibilities.
Those living in within the City Region – consisting of the authorities of Halton, Liverpool, St.Helens, Sefton and Wirral.
To vote in the election you must:
- be registered to vote
- be 18 or over on the day of the election (‘polling day’) (16 or over in Scotland)
- be a British, Irish, Commonwealth or EU citizen
- be registered at an address in the area you want to vote in
- not be legally excluded from voting