Mayoral Election


On Thursday 5 May 2022, South Yorkshire will elect a new Metro Mayor.

 The South Yorkshire Mayor is directly elected by the electorate in the four South Yorkshire districts of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield to serve a four-year term. 

 If you are registered to vote in local elections for any of the district councils of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham or Sheffield, you will be eligible to vote in this election.

Frequently Asked Questions: 

What does the Mayor do and what powers do they have?
How much funding is the Mayor and MCA responsible for?
Does the Mayor make decisions about my council?
How long will the Mayor be in office?