Election 2016

Conservative Roger Hirst elected Essex Police and Crime Commissioner

Roger Hirst
Image caption Conservative Roger Hirst won the election with 135,948 votes once second-preference voting had been added

The new police and crime commissioner for Essex says the first thing he will look at is "modernisation and getting police out on patrol".

Conservative Roger Hirst won the election with a total of 135,948 votes, once second-preference voting had been added, beating UKIP's Bob Spink.

Three other candidates - one Labour, one Lib Dem and one Independent - were eliminated in the first round.

At 26%, the turnout almost doubled from the last election in 2012.

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

Essex Police: First round votes
Candidate Party Number of votes
Roger Hirst Conservative 110,858
Bob Spink UKIP 80,832
Chris Vince Labour 65,325
Martin Terry Independent 43,128
Kevin McNamara Liberal Democrat 30,804

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