Election 2016

Police and Crime Commissioner Election 2016: Avon & Somerset results

Independent Sue Mounstevens has been re-elected as Avon & Somerset police and crime commissioner.

Elections for police and crime commissioners were held in 40 police force areas of England and Wales on 5 May 2016.

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Second round: Sue Mountstevens (Independent) elected
Candidate Party Final total % Status
Sue Mountstevens Independent 118,547 54.1 Elected
Kerry Barker Labour 100,565 45.9
First round
Candidate Party 1st pref votes % 2nd pref votes
Sue Mountstevens Independent 82,708 26.1 35,839
Kerry Barker Labour 75,538 23.8 25,027
Mark Weston Conservative 61,335 19.3
Aaron Foot UKIP 28,038 8.8
Paul Crossley Lib Dem 23,429 7.4
Chris Briton Green 23,414 7.4
Kevin Phillips Independent 22,667 7.1

Turnout: 26% (+7.2%)

Second preference votes are only used if no candidate receives more than 50% of first preference votes. The top two candidates then receive the second preferences from their eliminated opponents.

More information is available on the Choose my PCC website.

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