The first county to county and declare their winner was Wiltshire. Council staff worked overnight to tally up who had won.
The Tory Angus Macpherson received 28,558 votes. In second place was Clare Moody for Labour with just over 16 thousand votes.
Our Wiltshire reporter Robert Murphy sends this report from Swindon.
As Wiltshire was the only police force to count overnight, the man the county elected as the new PCC became the first in Britain.
We take a look at the six candidates standing for the role of Police and Crime Commissioner in Wiltshire.