Election 2016

Sue Mountstevens re-elected as PCC for Avon and Somerset

Sue Mountstevens
Image caption Ms Mountstevens polled 118,547 votes after second preference votes were counted

Sue Mountstevens has been re-elected to the post of Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset.

The Independent received 26% of first preference votes and was elected after second preference votes were counted.

Ms Mountstevens received a total of 118,547 first and second preferences compared to her nearest challenger, Labour's Kerry Barker.

Mr Barker polled 100,565 of the first and second preference votes. Turnout was 26%, up from 19% in 2012.

Ms Mountstevens said she wanted to thank everyone who voted her back in, and said she looked forward to "grasping the opportunities and facing the challenges" of the job.

"We will prevent crime. We will fight crime. And we will work with all our communities," she added.

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

Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Candidate First round vote Second preference total Party
Kerry Barker 75,538 25,027 Labour
Chris Briton 23,414 The Green Party
Paul Crossley 23,429 Liberal Democrats
Aaron Warren Foot 28,038 UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Sue Mountstevens 82,708 35,839 Independent
Kevin Stewart Phillips 22,667 Independent
Mark Weston 61,335 Conservative

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