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Mayor Dave Hodgson Does
Mayor Dave Hodgson Does 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge'
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Dave Hodgson
Dave Hodgson's Victory in Bedford Mayoral Election
DATE: 2009/10/16::
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Hull KR
Hull KR's Dave Hodgson's try vs Hull FC
DATE: 2014/01/26::
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Anglia News Police stop Funeral hearse & Bedford
Anglia News Police stop Funeral hearse & Bedford's new mayor Dave Hodgson + Ipswich Super Cop
DATE: 2009/10/19::
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Mayor of Bedford- Dave Hodgson attempts a "Boris"
Mayor of Bedford- Dave Hodgson attempts a "Boris"
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Mayor Dave Hodgson at the Bedford Riverside North Development Consultation Event
Mayor Dave Hodgson at the Bedford Riverside North Development Consultation Event
DATE: 2012/04/11::
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The Best Part - Dave Hodgson (Original)
The Best Part - Dave Hodgson (Original)
DATE: 2012/07/11::
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Goodbye History Teacher - Dave Hodgson (Original)
Goodbye History Teacher - Dave Hodgson (Original)
DATE: 2012/04/19::
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Mayor Dave Hodgson at the Town Centre Exhibition
Mayor Dave Hodgson at the Town Centre Exhibition
DATE: 2010/11/15::
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Talk Radio Europe, The Daily with Dave Hodgson interviews Mark Dempster, Addiction Counsellor
Talk Radio Europe, The Daily with Dave Hodgson interviews Mark Dempster, Addiction Counsellor
DATE: 2013/08/03::
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A I Man - Dave Hodgson (Original)
A I Man - Dave Hodgson (Original)
DATE: 2012/06/24::
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Mayor Dave Hodgson Launches new Pothole Hit Squad for Bedford Borough
Mayor Dave Hodgson Launches new Pothole Hit Squad for Bedford Borough
DATE: 2011/01/28::
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Dave Hodgson discussed Scotland
Dave Hodgson discussed Scotland's first tea plantation with Derek Walker
DATE: 2014/05/27::
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Mayor Dave Hodgson Climate Change Fund Message.avi
Mayor Dave Hodgson Climate Change Fund Message.avi
DATE: 2010/11/10::
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Mayor Dave Hodgson Western Bypass Message.avi
Mayor Dave Hodgson Western Bypass Message.avi
DATE: 2010/10/19::
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Look East New Bedford Mayor Dave Hodgson & Huntingdon Gymnastics Club & Daniel Keatings wins silver
Look East New Bedford Mayor Dave Hodgson & Huntingdon Gymnastics Club & Daniel Keatings wins silver
DATE: 2009/10/20::
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Dave Hodgson: Why I am standing for Mayor
Dave Hodgson: Why I am standing for Mayor
DATE: 2009/09/21::
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Ark Word 26 04 15 Dave Hodgson   Don´t Be A People Pleaser
Ark Word 26 04 15 Dave Hodgson Don´t Be A People Pleaser
DATE: 2015/05/05::
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Talk Radio Europe - Out of the Box, Julie and Marcus McSorley 2014
Talk Radio Europe - Out of the Box, Julie and Marcus McSorley 2014
DATE: 2014/11/19::
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Anglia News Dave Hodgson Bedford & Haiti earthquake Andy Serkis & Cambridge University Naked News
Anglia News Dave Hodgson Bedford & Haiti earthquake Andy Serkis & Cambridge University Naked News
DATE: 2010/03/13::
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A dramatic reading of Dave the farting cat
A dramatic reading of Dave the farting cat
DATE: 2014/08/13::
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Dave plays Tekken Revolution: Part 3 Devil time! Statless Scrub times.
Dave plays Tekken Revolution: Part 3 Devil time! Statless Scrub times.
DATE: 2013/08/07::
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Dave plays Tekken Revolution: Part 7 - Paul destroys everything. NO STATS
Dave plays Tekken Revolution: Part 7 - Paul destroys everything. NO STATS
DATE: 2013/08/10::
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Dave Gagner, Cody Hodgson feature
Dave Gagner, Cody Hodgson feature
DATE: 2009/02/09::
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Cynical Dave does his Roy Hodgson impression
Cynical Dave does his Roy Hodgson impression
DATE: 2009/12/06::
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The Geek Show. Interview with Rex Crowle (Media Molecule)
The Geek Show. Interview with Rex Crowle (Media Molecule)
DATE: 2014/05/19::
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Dave plays Tekken Revolution: Part 9, No Stats - Jin and Tonic
Dave plays Tekken Revolution: Part 9, No Stats - Jin and Tonic
DATE: 2013/09/12::
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Dan Lund Disney Interview   The Geek Show at Animex
Dan Lund Disney Interview The Geek Show at Animex
DATE: 2014/06/05::
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I
I'll Make a Man Out of You - Mulan - Broad Street Line A Cappella
DATE: 2013/12/15::
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David C. Hodgson
David C. Hodgson
DATE: 2009/08/21::
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Till I Die, KIM DULKA, RAYE HODGSON, DAVE FOSTER at the General Store 20120912
Till I Die, KIM DULKA, RAYE HODGSON, DAVE FOSTER at the General Store 20120912
DATE: 2012/09/13::
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Chief Constable Colette Paul completes Ice Bucket Challenge!
Chief Constable Colette Paul completes Ice Bucket Challenge!
DATE: 2014/08/29::
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Blindfold Mario challenge Dave vs Ben
Blindfold Mario challenge Dave vs Ben
DATE: 2014/05/24::
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Roy Hodgson reads Didsbury Dave
Roy Hodgson reads Didsbury Dave
DATE: 2010/04/05::
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Hillsong "Greater Than All" Acoustic Cover
Hillsong "Greater Than All" Acoustic Cover
DATE: 2014/10/13::
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Dave plays Tekken Revolution: Part 5 - Statless scrubbin with Bryan
Dave plays Tekken Revolution: Part 5 - Statless scrubbin with Bryan
DATE: 2013/08/09::
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Dave plays Tekken Revolution: Part 5 - Dem Legs, Learning Lili
Dave plays Tekken Revolution: Part 5 - Dem Legs, Learning Lili
DATE: 2013/08/10::
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Dave Naylor and Dom Hodgson at A4U Expo London 2011 - State of Search
Dave Naylor and Dom Hodgson at A4U Expo London 2011 - State of Search
DATE: 2011/10/20::
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Super Games World Tournament winner Liam vs Amiibo Samus
Super Games World Tournament winner Liam vs Amiibo Samus
DATE: 2014/12/14::
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Pit Amiibo unboxing
Pit Amiibo unboxing
DATE: 2014/12/18::
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Cynical Dave does his Roy Hodgson, Alan Curbishley and Sir Trevor Brooking impressions.
Cynical Dave does his Roy Hodgson, Alan Curbishley and Sir Trevor Brooking impressions.
DATE: 2009/12/06::
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Building Ganon
Building Ganon's Cat Tower!
DATE: 2015/04/11::
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captain falcon unboxing
captain falcon unboxing
DATE: 2014/12/16::
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Amiibo unboxing and features - Link.
Amiibo unboxing and features - Link.
DATE: 2014/12/15::
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October Loot Crate Unboxing - Fear
October Loot Crate Unboxing - Fear
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Gotta Draw Fast
Gotta Draw Fast
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My new Kitten. Ganon
My new Kitten. Ganon
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samus amiibo unboxing
samus amiibo unboxing
DATE: 2014/12/19::
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My kitten wins it
My kitten wins it's first pokémon battle
DATE: 2014/11/17::
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The Geek Show at Animex - Interview with Frazer Churcill (Double Negative)
The Geek Show at Animex - Interview with Frazer Churcill (Double Negative)
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Dave Hodgson
Dave Hodgson, Mayor of Bedford.jpg
Mayor of Bedford
Incumbent
Assumed office
15 October 2009
Preceded by Frank Branston
Personal details
Political party Liberal Democrats
Website daveformayor.org.uk

Dave Hodgson (born 21 October 1959)[1] is the directly elected mayor of the Borough of Bedford in Bedfordshire, England.[2] Hodgson is the second elected mayor to represent the Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom.

Hodgson was elected to office in a by-election held on October 15, 2009, following the death of previous mayor, Frank Branston.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Hodgson first lived in Bedford from when he was nine years old, and he attended Mark Rutherford School, where his father was headmaster. Attaining a degree in Computing and Business, Hodgson's career outside politics has included IT, lecturing and operating his own secretarial services business.[3]

Political career[edit]

Hodgson opening the Bedford Boat Slide Weir Turbine in June 2012.

Hodgson was elected to Bedford Borough Council in 2002, representing Kingsbrook. After the 2009 local elections, Hodgson became leader of the Liberal Democrat group on the council, and was also appointed an executive member with the Portfolio for Partnerships & IT by the mayor, Frank Branston.[3]

After the death of Branston in August 2009, Hodgson was selected as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the mayoral by-election which was held on October 15, 2009. Hodgson gained 9,428 votes in the first round of the election, to his nearest opponent's 9,105. In the second round he gained a further 4,127 votes, and was declared winner.[1]

In May 2011, he was re-elected mayor for a second term, winning 19,966 in the first round to his opponent's 17,501, and then gained a further 4,325 in the second round to win by a majority of 4,966.[4]

In May 2015, he was elected mayor a third time, with 25,282 first-round votes, with Conservative Jas Parmar polling 19,417. With the low-ranked candidates eliminated and second-preference votes taken into account Hodgson had 35,302 compared to his oppenent's 26,513, a majority of 8,789. [5]

Personal life[edit]

Dave Hodgon's acceptance speech, May 2015.

Hodgson lives in the Kingsbrook area of Bedford with his wife, Christine. His interests and pursuits include gardening, golf, and watching football with his wife.[3]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Frank Branston
directly elected Mayor of Bedford
2009 – Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
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