Peter Taylor has been Elected Mayor of Watford.
He received 15,931 votes after a 39.27% turn-out of the electorate.
Peter say "It's a privilege to have recently been elected as our Mayor. There's lots to do and I'm already stuck in. I think one of the crucial parts of the job is keeping you informed what I'm to and what is going on around the town."
On World Mental Health Day
Councillor Rabi Martins & I welcomed representatives from the Samaritans, Hertfordshire Mind Network, Mencap & others to the town hall.
Chatted about what services are available in Watford & how we can work together to improve these.
Woodside is in Watford.
I'm really disappointed to hear the Boundary Commission's Proposals to move Woodside into St Albans constituency.
Hundreds of residents signed our petition because it is part of our town.
Their wishes have been ignored. It should remain part of Watford
Watford residents elect new Mayor
Watford’s new Mayor Peter Taylor said: “Thank you so much to everyone who voted for me! It's a huge honour to have been elected as Watford's new Mayor. Dorothy has been an inspirational leader. I'm so grateful for her support and friendship.
“I'm incredibly thankful to every voter who put their faith in me. Now the work begins - being a Mayor for the whole town and making this an even better place to live.”
The result was announced by our Returning Officer, Watford Borough Council’s Managing Director, Manny Lewis, at the count in Watford Leisure Centre Central today (Friday 4 May).
The ballot was conducted in polling stations across the town yesterday (Thursday 3 May). Watford is taking part in a voter ID pilot, so voters were required to bring a form of ID with them. Postal votes were submitted as normal, unaffected by the pilot.
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