ESSEX PCC ELECTION (Standings after first count)
Nick Alston (C) 51,325 (30.51%)
Mick Thwaites (Ind) 40,132 (23.85%)
Val Morris-Cook (Lab) 27,926 (16.60%)
Linda Belgrove (Ind) 22,163 (13.17%)
Andrew Smith (Ukip) 15,138 (9.00%)
Robin Tilbrook (Eng Dem) 11,550 (6.87%)
Eliminated: Linda Belgrove, Val Morris-Cook, Andrew Smith, Robin Tilbrook
Electorate 1,313,745; Turnout 168,234 (12.81%)
The region's nine new Police & Crime Commissioners officially take office on Thursday following last week's elections.
The region's Police and Crime Commissioners will be getting to grips with their new roles after yesterday's election results.
Turnout in the Police and Crime Commissioner elections ranged from a 20% in Northamptonshire to just over 13% in Essex.