Election 2016

Paddy Tipping re-elected as Nottinghamshire PCC

Paddy Tipping
Image caption Paddy Tipping was first elected as police and crime commissioner in November 2012

Paddy Tipping has been re-elected as police and crime commissioner for Nottinghamshire.

The Labour candidate retained his seat with 89,749 votes - his nearest rival was the Conservative candidate Tony Harper with 56,105 votes.

The overall turnout for the Nottinghamshire PCC election was 21.8%.

Nottinghamshire County Councillor Jason Zadrozny, who is accused of historical child sex offences, lost his £5,000 deposit after getting only 7,164 votes.

He announced his candidacy in the PCC elections following a court hearing, claiming the allegations were a "politically-motivated attack".

Image caption Jason Zadrozny, who is accused of historical child sex offences, lost his £5,000 deposit after getting only 7,164 votes

Mr Tipping was previously Labour MP for Sherwood in Nottinghamshire from 1992 to 2010.

He said he was "really excited" to serve as PCC for a second time, having first been elected in November 2012.

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Votes at the first stage count:

Nottinghamshire Police
Candidate Party
Tony Bates Independent 14,579
Tony Harper Conservative 48,155
Fran Loi UKIP 20,030
Paddy Tipping Labour 80,926
Jason Bernard Zadrozny Independent 7,164

Votes following the second stage count:

Candidate Party
Tony Harper Conservative 56,105
Paddy Tipping Labour 89,749

More information is available on the Choose my PCC website.