Live: Results of Police and Crime Commissioner elections

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  • Anthony Stansfeld, Conservative, has won.
  • Turnouts extremely low.
  • Just 13.5% in Wycombe and South Bucks and 15% in Chiltern
  • Nobody won 50% after first preferences
  • Anthony Stansfeld, Conservative, overcame Labour's Tim Starkey after second preferences.
  • Tory's lead includes winning in South Bucks and Chiltern District Council area
  • Candidates were:
  • Awe, Patience Tayo - Independent
  • Cooper, Barry - UKIP
  • Howard, Geoff - Independent
  • Howson, John Orrell -Liberal Democrat
  • Stansfeld, Anthony - The Conservative Party Candidate
  • Starkey, Tim - The Labour Party Candidate

4:47pm

4:44pm

Summary of results...

 

 

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Election results in Thames Valley are as follows:
 


Anthony Stansfeld, Conservative – 94,238 votes (after two stages)
Tim Starkey, Labour – 70,403 votes (after two stages)
Geoff Howard, Independent – 31,716 votes
John Orrell Howson, Liberal Democrats – 20,511 votes
Barry Cooper, UKIP – 19,324 votes
Patience Tayo Awe – Independent – 14,878 votes

The result was formally declared at Aylesbury Vale District Council, where the Police Area Returning Officer for the Thames Valley is Andrew Grant, the Chief Executive. A total of  226,512 votes were cast giving an overall turnout of 13.3 per cent.

4:40pm

4:33pm Fri 16 Nov 12

Wycombe Elector says

Judge 2 wrote:
Looks like Cllr Trevor Snaith doesn't like this. Not suprisisng considering where Lib Dem have come! Paid the price for not keeping to their promisises. Exposed!
Not surprising indeed.

4:38pm

 

4:37pm

4:10pm Fri 16 Nov 12

Judge 2 says

Looks like Cllr Trevor Snaith doesn't like this. Not suprisisng considering where Lib Dem have come! Paid the price for not keeping to their promisises. Exposed!

4:24pm

The winner tells followers on Twitter:

"Thank you so much for everyone who took the opportunity to vote for me, I feel honoured to have been elected the first PCC for Thames Valley."

4:24pm

The winner tells followers on Twitter:

"Thank you so much for everyone who took the opportunity to vote for me, I feel honoured to have been elected the first PCC for Thames Valley."

4:24pm

The winner tells followers on Twitter:

"Thank you so much for everyone who took the opportunity to vote for me, I feel honoured to have been elected the first PCC for Thames Valley."

4:23pm

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4:16pm

In second round Anthony Stansfeld got 18,227 votes, giving him a total of 94,238.

Tim Starkey got 13,772 second preferences, giving him 70,403 votes overall.

 

4:12pm

It's OFFICIAL.

Anthony Stansfeld, Conservative, has won.

 

4:05pm

According to council all votes have now been counted

4:03pm

Result not official yet but looking at the second preferences after the initial first round win for Anthony Stansfeld, here is a picture of the man who appears to be the new police chief.

 

Bucks Free Press: anthony stansfeld

3:59pm

Official announcement has not yet been made but barring some kind of bizarre turnaround Anthony Stansfeld, Conservative, is Thames Valley's first ever Police and Crime Commissioner

3:56pm

3:55pm

One tweeter pokes fun at the low turn out
 

3:53pm

3:52pm

Looks as if most if not all results are in and Labour have not managed to overturn the lead gained in the first round of voting by the Conservative contender.

3:51pm

The result you've been waiting for...

WYCOMBE

Second count in for Wycombe District Council.
 

 

Stansfeld, Anthony

1,428

Starkey, Tim

863

3:50pm

Second count in for Reading Borough Council.
 

Stansfeld, Anthony

921

Starkey, Tim

1,051


Second count in for Milton Keynes Council.

 

Stansfeld, Anthony

1,732

Starkey, Tim

1,654


Second count in for Aylesbury Vale District Council.
 

Stansfeld, Anthony

1,862

Starkey, Tim

1,145

3:46pm

2:15pm Fri 16 Nov 12

Marmite XO says

I'm disappointed none of the independent candidates had any sort of experience for the role. Not sure this is a political vote, more a vote of trying to put someone who may have an idea of how to do the job. Which is actually impossible from looking at their experience. Whoever wins will make a mess of the job as they won't be qualified.

3:34pm

Second count in for Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council.
 

Stansfeld, Anthony

1,274

Starkey, Tim

748


Second count in for Cherwell District Council.

 

Stansfeld, Anthony

953

 

Starkey, Tim

689


Second count in for West Berkshire Council.
 

 

Stansfeld, Anthony

1,572

Starkey, Tim

1,142

3:30pm

3:28pm

So far, Tim Starkey has only won one of the 11 second preference counts in the areas declared.

Result increasingly looking like a win for Anthony Stansfeld.

3:27pm

Second count in for Oxford City Council.
 

 

Stansfeld, Anthony

584

Starkey, Tim

1,070

3:27pm

Second count in for Bracknell Forest Council.
 

Stansfeld, Anthony

870

Starkey, Tim

661


Second count in for South Oxfordshire District Council.

Stansfeld, Anthony

1,223

Starkey, Tim

830

3:26pm

Second count in for Vale of White Horse District Council.
 

Stansfeld, Anthony

1,168

Starkey, Tim

977


Second count in for South Oxfordshire District Council.

 

 

 

Stansfeld, Anthony

1,223

Starkey, Tim

830

3:25pm

Second count in for Chiltern District Council.
 

Stansfeld, Anthony

993

Starkey, Tim

549

3:24pm

Second count in for South Bucks District Council.
 

Stansfeld, Anthony

722

Starkey, Tim

305

2:19pm

Voter turnout in Thames Valley was 13.3 per cent with 226,512 people going to the polls.

The total number of valid first preference votes cast for each of the candidates is as follows:

Candidate                     Description                   Vote
Patience Tayo Awe        Independent                  14,878
Barry Cooper                UKIP                             19,324
Geoff Howard               Independent                  31,716
John Orrell Howson       Liberal Democrat           20,511
Anthony Stansfeld         Conservative Party        76,011
Tim Starkey                   Labour Party                 56,631

2:14pm

 

2:12pm

2:10pm

2:06pm

 

Excluding independents, our web poll this wek looks like it got the vote about right in terms of first and second at least

 

2:04pm

Our web poll prior to election day suggested about 22% turnout but even that was optimistic it appears! This is what BFP readers said on Weds...

2:03pm

Appears that the final result could be a couple of hours

2:01pm

Aylesbury Vale District Council, who are running the election, tells us:

"As no candidate received more than 50% of the valid first preference votes every local Returning Officer will now count the second preference votes for the candidates who are not eliminated from the contest. The remaining candidates are: Anthony STANSFELD The Conservative Party Candidate and Tim STARKEY Labour Party Candidate."
Second ballot starts at 2.30pm.

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1:58pm

1:54pm Fri 16 Nov 12

AlexanderWright says

I'm really disappointed the independent candidates didn't do better. I guess people really do want a politicised police force, rather than it being independent. :-(

1:57pm

1:57pm

So, the election is going to come down to second preferences after nobody won 50% or more in the first round.

1:54pm

1:52pm

Wycombe results hot off the press...

Stansfeld - 6,025

Starkey - 3, 437

Howson - 1,254

Howard - 2, 516

Cooper - 1, 440

Awe - 998

Spoilt votes - 429

turnout 13.2%

16,099

1:47pm

No candidate has got 50% of the vote

1:43pm

6,413 is the total number of spoiled votes from the 14 areas announced so far

1:38pm

Interestingly perhaps, hundreds of spoiled votes in each area for PCC elections. Ominously in Milton Keynes number was 666 #PCCTVP

Wonder how many of these contained messages along the lines of 'none of the above'.

1:35pm

Bit of a lull in the results coming through since Reading.

Will Anthony Stansfeld extend his lead or will Tim Starkey make a comeback?

1:33pm

1:31pm

1:25pm

1:23pm

Conservative's candidate has a 16,792 lead over Labour at this stage, according to our sums.

1:22pm

1:20pm

BFP calculates that so far Anthony Stansfeld has won

69,986 votes whilst Tim Starkey has got 53, 194

1:16pm

So, Tim Starkey, Labour, is only candidate to be putting up a fight with Tory Tony Stanseld so far.

1:14pm

Wycombe result still not in.

 

However, first count in for Reading Borough Council.
 


Awe, Patience Tayo

1,142

Cooper, Barry

1,010

Howard, Geoff

1,597

Howson, John Orrell

1,186

Stansfeld, Anthony

3,680

Starkey, Tim

6,456
 

1:12pm

Policing minister Damian Green told ITV today: "The measure of this policy is not the turnout, it's what the police and crime commissioners achieve over the next few years.

"Millions of people voted yesterday - nobody ever voted for the chair of a police authority so there's clearly a democratic mandate that wasn't there before."

1:11pm

Apparently the record low for a national poll in peacetime is the 23% turnout for the 1999 European elections. That's according to the BBC.

Looks like this election is going to beat that!

 

1:09pm

1:05pm

1:05pm

1:04pm

1:04pm

First count in for Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council.

Awe, Patience Tayo

787

Cooper, Barry

1,075

Howard, Geoff

2,300

Howson, John Orrell

1,323

Stansfeld, Anthony

6,016

Starkey, Tim

2,432

1:02pm

First count in for Slough Borough Council.

Awe, Patience Tayo

448

Cooper, Barry

699

Howard, Geoff

1,159

Howson, John Orrell

560

Stansfeld, Anthony

1,694

Starkey, Tim

5,765

1:01pm

12:53pm

12:52pm

First count in for West Oxfordshire District Council.

Awe, Patience Tayo

792

Cooper, Barry

793

Howard, Geoff

1,451

Howson, John Orrell

789

Stansfeld, Anthony

4,399

Starkey, Tim

1,998

12:51pm

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12:49pm

If you want to join in the discussion about the elections via Twitter use this hashtag...

#PCCTVP

12:46pm

12:45 - First count in for Cherwell District Council.

Awe, Patience Tayo

935

Cooper, Barry

1,192

Howard, Geoff

1,730

Howson, John Orrell

940

Stansfeld, Anthony

4,621

Starkey, Tim

3,428

12:44pm

 

12:42pm

12:31 - First count in for Vale of White Horse District Council.

Awe, Patience Tayo

1,044

Cooper, Barry

941

Howard, Geoff

2,141

Howson, John Orrell

1,728

Stansfeld, Anthony

4,051

Starkey, Tim

2,457

12:37pm

12:29 - First count in for South Oxfordshire District Council.


Awe, Patience Tayo

1,131

Cooper, Barry

1,047

Howard, Geoff

2,469

Howson, John Orrell

1,588

Stansfeld, Anthony

5,016

Starkey, Tim

2,068

12:36pm

Labour's Tim Starkey has won a couple of the areas now but Conservative candidate still very much ahead.

Ultimately it's all about the final number of votes, winning areas doesn't count for anything.

If no candidates get at least 50% of the vote it will go to second preferences

12:32pm

 

12:31pm

 

In Chiltern the turnout was slightly better, but not much at 15.3%

The electorate is 72,394 and the number of verrified ballot papers was 11,077

 

12:30pm

Low turnouts were expected and that's what we've had so far.

In South Bucks the turnout was a measly 13.5%.

The electorate is 52,345 and the number of verrified ballot papers was 7,043
 

12:28pm

12:27 - First count in for South Bucks District Council.
 


Candidate 1st Count Votes


Awe, Patience Tayo

331

Cooper, Barry

756

Howard, Geoff

1,250

Howson, John Orrell

402

Stansfeld, Anthony

3,292

Starkey, Tim

897

12:27pm

12:25 - First count in for Oxford City Council.
 


Candidate

1st Count Votes

 


Awe, Patience Tayo

998

Cooper, Barry

539

 

Howard, Geoff

1,067

Howson, John Orrell

1,416

 

Stansfeld, Anthony

1,719

Starkey, Tim

5,580

12:27pm

12:24 - First count in for Milton Keynes Council.
 


Candidate

1st Count Votes

 


Awe, Patience Tayo

1,268

Cooper, Barry

2,342

 

Howard, Geoff

2,816

Howson, John Orrell

2,390

 

Stansfeld, Anthony

6,015

Starkey, Tim

8,495

12:26pm

12:22 - First count in for Aylesbury Vale District Council.
 


Candidate

1st Count Votes

 


Awe, Patience Tayo

1,199

Cooper, Barry

2,553

 

Howard, Geoff

2,850

Howson, John Orrell

1,673

 

Stansfeld, Anthony

6,338

Starkey, Tim

3,556

12:26pm

Aylesbury Vale District Council tell us: "Wokingham Borough Council’s turnout figure is not correct – its 13.9 per cent"

12:21pm

First results in our area to come through...

The First count is in for Chiltern District Council.


Awe, Patience Tayo - 606

Cooper, Barry - 1,017

Howard, Geoff - 1,721

Howson, John Orrell - 866

Stansfeld, Anthony - 4,670

Starkey, Tim - 1,823

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1:54pm Fri 16 Nov 12

AlexanderWright says...

I'm really disappointed the independent candidates didn't do better. I guess people really do want a politicised police force, rather than it being independent. :-(
I'm really disappointed the independent candidates didn't do better. I guess people really do want a politicised police force, rather than it being independent. :-( AlexanderWright
  • Score: 0

2:15pm Fri 16 Nov 12

Marmite XO says...

I'm disappointed none of the independent candidates had any sort of experience for the role. Not sure this is a political vote, more a vote of trying to put someone who may have an idea of how to do the job. Which is actually impossible from looking at their experience. Whoever wins will make a mess of the job as they won't be qualified.
I'm disappointed none of the independent candidates had any sort of experience for the role. Not sure this is a political vote, more a vote of trying to put someone who may have an idea of how to do the job. Which is actually impossible from looking at their experience. Whoever wins will make a mess of the job as they won't be qualified. Marmite XO
  • Score: 0

4:10pm Fri 16 Nov 12

Judge 2 says...

Looks like Cllr Trevor Snaith doesn't like this. Not suprisisng considering where Lib Dem have come! Paid the price for not keeping to their promisises. Exposed!
Looks like Cllr Trevor Snaith doesn't like this. Not suprisisng considering where Lib Dem have come! Paid the price for not keeping to their promisises. Exposed! Judge 2
  • Score: 0

4:33pm Fri 16 Nov 12

Wycombe Elector says...

Judge 2 wrote:
Looks like Cllr Trevor Snaith doesn't like this. Not suprisisng considering where Lib Dem have come! Paid the price for not keeping to their promisises. Exposed!
Not surprising indeed.
[quote][p][bold]Judge 2[/bold] wrote: Looks like Cllr Trevor Snaith doesn't like this. Not suprisisng considering where Lib Dem have come! Paid the price for not keeping to their promisises. Exposed![/p][/quote]Not surprising indeed. Wycombe Elector
  • Score: 0

10:14pm Fri 16 Nov 12

faircuppa says...

I thought Tim Starkey was Lib Dem? Looks like Lib Dems won? Overall, well done.
I thought Tim Starkey was Lib Dem? Looks like Lib Dems won? Overall, well done. faircuppa
  • Score: 0

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