The full candidate list for the first ever North Yorkshire mayoral election has been confirmed.

Six candidates will contest the election for the first mayor for York and North Yorkshire.

Nominations for the mayor, who will oversee the York and North Yorkshire Combined Authority which launched on February 1, have closed.

Voters will go to the polls on Thursday, May 2.

Here are the six candidates to become North Yorkshire mayor:

Felicity Cunliffe-Lister – Liberal Democrats

Keane Duncan  – Conservative Party

Kevin Foster – Green Party

Paul Haslam – Independent

David Skaith – Labour and Co-operative Party

Keith Tordoff – Independent

Voting will take place from 7am to 10pm with the election count held on Friday, May 3, the day after the election. Voters attending the polling station for the election on May 2 will need to bring photographic identification in order to be able to vote.

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Residents have until midnight on Tuesday, April 16, to register to vote and until 5pm on Wednesday, April 17, to apply for a postal vote. Anyone without a suitable photo ID can apply for a free voter authority certificate before 5pm on Wednesday, April 24.

More information is available at and at online.