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Polls open for Salford directly elected mayor vote

Category: England

Published: 3rd May 2012 07:02:33

Residents in Salford are voting for their first directly-elected mayor along with their council.

A third of council seats are also up for grabs in Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.

Voters in Manchester are also voting in a referendum on having a directly elected mayor for their city.

Council seats will be counted after polls close at 22:00 BST. Salford's mayor count starts at 11:00 on Friday.

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