Referendum on how Coventry City Council is run - 3 May 2012

Electorate: 236,818

Turnout: 26.6%

Rejected ballot papers: 955

The question that was asked at the referendum is as follows:

How would you like Coventry City Council to be run?

Vote Number of votes

By a leader who is an elected councillor chosen by a vote of the other elected councillors. This is how the council is run now.

By a mayor who is elected by voters. This would be a change from how the council is run now. 22,619

Electoral services

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