Results for the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner are expected soon.
Ron Hogg was re-elected for a second term with more than 50,000 votes.
Here are the numbers of votes cast for each candidate:
- Peter Cutherbertson (Conservative) 18,797
- Ron Hogg (Labour) 50,915
- Craig Martin (Liberal Democrat) 10,060
Labour's Ron Hogg has been re-elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Durham.
Turnout for yesterday's election was 17.7%
Labour have held Sunderland, Newcastle, Hartlepool and South Tyneside - but UKIP and the Lib Dems make some gainsRead the full story ›
For Mayor: 32,546 - 57.50% Against Mayor: 23,703 - 41.87%
Ballots returned - 56,605 Turnout - 36.6% 32,546 - 57.50% Against Mayor: 23,703 - 41.87%
The results from the Hartlepool Council elections:
Putting Hartlepool First: 1
See more details on the full results here
The three UKIP gains are below:
Hartlepool Labour HOLD - with UKIP gaining three seats.
More to follow.