Almost two million electors had the chance to elect the first ever Mayor of Greater Manchester as voters across the region went to the polls on Thursday 4 May.
More than 1,400 polling stations across the region were open from 7am until 10pm for people to cast their vote.
43,444 votes, a 25.11 per cent turnout, were cast in Salford.
The votes have been counted and the new Greater Manchester Mayor is Andy Burnham, Labour and Co-operative Party.
|Candidate||Party||Number of first preference votes given for each candidate||Percentage of first preference votes|
|Anstee, Sean Brian||Conservative Party||128,752||22.72%|
|Brophy, Jane Elizabeth||Liberal Democrats||34,334||6.06%|
|Burnham, Andy||Labour and Co-operative Party||359,352||63.41%|
|Farmer, Marcus Jonathan||Independent||3,360||0.59%|
|Morris, Stephen||English Democrats - "Putting England First!"||11,115||1.96%|
|Odze, Shneur Zalman||UK Independence Party (UKIP)||10,583||1.87%|
|Patterson, Will||The Green Party||13,424||2.37%|
|Total number of first preference votes||566,735|
Rejected first count ballots
|a) want of an official mark||16|
|b) voting for more than one candidate as to the first preference vote||4,735|
|c) writing or mark by which voter could be identified||114|
|e) unmarked or void for uncertainty as to the first preference vote||1.943|
|Total number of ballots rejected at the first count||6,808|