Election 2016

Jane Kennedy is re-elected Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner

Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner Jane Kennedy
Image caption Jane Kennedy is re-elected as Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner

Labour's Jane Kennedy has been re-elected as Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner.

She polled 186,661 of the votes in the first round of counting, ahead of the Conservative David Burgess- Joyce who totalled 54,000.

As she had secured more than 50% of the vote initially, there was no need for a second count.

In total, Ms Kennedy had secured 61.76% of the vote.

She said she looked forward to working "with all of the communities of Merseyside to make sure we maintain a safe and happy place to live and work."

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

Merseyside Constabulary
Candidate Party
Jane Kennedy Labour 186,661
David Burgess-Joyce Conservative 54,000
Chris Carubia Liberal Democrat 34,625
John Coyne Green 26,967

More information is available on the Choose my PCC website.

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