But he looks to be a stronger candidate than he did four years ago, when he first stood to be West Midlands Mayor.
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As voting opens all three contenders have secured the backing from high profile figures – including council leaders and cabinet members.
Michelle Lowe: Social care. May ducking TV debates. Fox hunting. What sank our candidacies in the West Midlands.
We also suffered from CCHQ’s campaigning techniques. Only 50 per cent of our targets we planning to back us. We were knocking up Corbynites.
Instead the Party talks about “consolidation”, but is that just a sign that the reforms have no champion left in Number 10?
Perhaps there are lessons from Andy Street’s victory in the West Midlands.
Mayoral election results: Live Blog. The city of Joe Chamberlain turns blue again. Andy Street will be the West Midlands Mayor.
Elsewhere, the Conservatives snatch Teesside and gain the West of England in a fine day for the Party. And Burnham wins big for Labour in Manchester.