Election 2016

Dorset PCC election: Martyn Underhill secures second term

Martyn Underhill after result
Image caption Mr Underhill won 38% of the first preference votes

Martyn Underhill has been re-elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for Dorset.

The Independent received 38% of the first preference votes.

He was elected after the second preference votes were counted, when no candidates received more than 50% of first preference votes.

Mr Underhill received a total of 66,660 first and second preferences compared with his nearest challenger, Conservative Andrew Graham.

Mr Graham received 44,548 of the first and second preference votes.

Turnout was nearly 23%, up from 17% in 2012.

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

Dorset Police
Candidate First round vote Second preference total Party
Patrick Canavan 20,169 Labour
Andrew Graham 37,089 44,548 Conservative
Lester Taylor 21,086 UKIP
Martyn Underhill 47,738 66,660 Independent