PCC record-low turnout inquiry

A post-mortem was under way today into the first elections for police commissioners in England and Wales after the poll was marred by a record-low turnout. A detailed inquiry has been ordered by the Electoral Commission.

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Tory candidate is elected police and crime commissioner for Wiltshire

Tory candidate Angus Macpherson has become the first elected police and crime commissioner for Wiltshire.

Mr Macpherson won 35,319 votes ahead of Labour's Clare Moody, who obtained 21,157 votes.

Turnout across Wiltshire was low with only 15.8% of the electorate voting.

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