Essex

Polls close in council and PCC elections in Essex

Voting has closed in elections held across Essex.

Seats on Basildon, Brentwood, Castle Point, Harlow, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock, Colchester and Rochford councils were contested.

People also voted for a police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Essex, with results for all elections due to be made public on Friday.

Across England, elections were held at more than 120 councils, while 36 PCC positions were contested.

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