Election 2016

Runaway PCC re-election for Vera Baird

Vera Baird
Image caption Vera Baird received 180,479 votes

Labour's Vera Baird has been re-elected as the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner.

She retained her seat with a runaway 180,479 votes - her nearest rival was the Conservative candidate Stewart Hay with 58,713 votes.

Northumbria PCC count sources said more than 1,500 ballot papers were spoiled in the Sunderland area.

Barrister and former MP Ms Baird lost her Redcar seat at the 2010 General Election.

Candidates are listed alphabetically by surname. BBC News App users: tap here to see the results.

Candidate Party
Vera Baird Labour 180,479
Stewart Thomas Hay Conservative 58,713
Melanie Hurst UKIP 52,293
Jonathan Charles Wallace Liberal Democrat 34,757

More information is available on the Choose my PCC website.

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