Referendum results and turnout


Votes for the Leader and cabinet model: 11,519

Votes for the directly elected mayor model: 47,165

The chosen model is: Directly elected Mayor


Voter turnout: 58,897 (21%)

Voters were asked

How would you like the London Borough of Croydon to be run?

  • By a leader who is an elected councillor chosen by a vote of the other elected councillors. This is how the council has been run. 
  • By a mayor who is elected by voters. This would be a change from how the council is run.

Find out more information about the two different models.

Information for campaigners

We have published information for individuals and groups that campaigned for one of the choices in this referendum, including information regarding limits on the amount campaigners can spend at attendance at parts of the referendum process.