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Results

2021 Police and Crime Commissioner Results

Election Date: 6 May 2021

Certificate of result - first count

The total number of valid first preference votes cast for each of the candidates is as follows:

Name of Candidate

Description

Number of votes

BLAKE Brian Samuel

Liberal Democrats

88,318

DERRICK Gareth Gwyn James

Labour Party

99,894

HERNANDEZ Alison

The Conservative Party Candidate

247,173

JACKSON Stuart Paul

Green Party Candidate

59,242

The number of ballot papers rejected at the first count is as follows:

Want of official mark

16  

Voting for more than one candidate as to the first preference vote

3,685 

Writing or mark by which the voter could not be identified

110

Unmarked as to the first preference vote

8,377

Void for uncertainty as to the first preference

3,913

Total rejected ballot papers at first count:

16,101
   

The total number of ballot papers verified is:

510,381

The turnout at this election is:

 37.22%

As no candidate received more than 50% of the valid first preference votes, every local Returning Officer will now count the second preference votes for the candidates who are not eliminated from the contest.

The remaining candidates are:

Name of Candidate

Description

DERRICK Gareth Gwyn James

Labour Party

HERNANDEZ Alison

The Conservative Party Candidate


Certificate of result - second count

The total number of valid second preference votes cast for each of the remaining candidates is as follows:

Name of Candidate

Description

Number of votes

DERRICK Gareth Gwyn James

Labour Party

47,085

HERNANDEZ Alison

The Conservative Party Candidate

28,044

The number of ballot papers rejected at the second count is as follows:

a

Want of official mark

b

Voting for more than one candidate as to the second preference vote

335

c

Writing or mark by which the voter could not be identified

d

Unmarked as to the second preference vote

12,189 

e

Void for uncertainty as to the second preference

1,838

 

Total rejected ballot papers at second count:

14,363

The total number of valid first and second preference votes cast for each of the remaining candidates is as follows: 

 

First preferences

Second Preferences Total

DERRICK Gareth Gwyn James

99,894 47,085 146,979

HERNANDEZ Alison

247,173 28,044 275,217

I therefore give notice that HERNANDEZ, Alison Selina (The Conservative Party Candidate) is duly elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for the Devon & Cornwall police area.

When this content has been updated

Last updated 18 May 2021