Police and Crime Commissioner Results 2016
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