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Police and Crime Commissioner Results 2016

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The results of the PCC election held on 5th May 2016 are as set out below.

Following the results of the first count, in which no candidate received more than 50% of the valid first preference votes, the second preference votes were counted for the remaining candidates who received the highest number of first preference votes.

The remaining candidates were:

DERRICK Gareth Gwyn James 
HERNANDEZ Alison Selina

Second Round and Results

The total number of valid second preference votes cast for each of the remaining candidates are shown below:

Candidate                                Description of Candidate   Votes

DERICK Gareth Gwyn James       Labour Party Candidate                20,723

HERNANDEZ Alison Selina           Conservative Party Candidate       21,682


Alison Selina Hernandez has been elected as the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall, including the Isles of Scilly.


The total number of valid first and second preference votes cast for each of the two candidates was: 

Candidate                                First preferences         Second preferences          Total

DERICK Gareth Gwyn James           66,519                              20,723                       87,242

HERNANDEZ Alison Selina               69,354                              21,682                       91,036


The total number of rejected papers at the first count was 9,530

The total number of verified papers was : 294,120

The overall turnout in the police area was : 22.8%

Further information can be found on the Exeter City Website via this link Previous Election Results


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