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Devon and Cornwall's new Police and Crime Commissioner says one of her top priorities is to improve the force's visibility.
Conservative Alison Hernandez beat her labour rival last night by less than three thousand votes. She says she wants to increase the number of uniformed police on the streets.
Conservative Alison Hernandez was elected as the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall on the second count. She replaces Tony Hogg who is standing down.
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Independent Martyn Underhill has been re-elected as the Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner. He received 66,660 of the 129,461 votes cast.
The turnout for the Devon & Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner election is 23% with over 294,000 casting their vote.
Listed in alphabetical order, here are the people standing for election as Police and Crime Commissioner for the area is:
- Jonathan Leslie Smith, UKIP
- William Morris, Independent
- Richard Younger-Ross, Liberal Democrat
- Bob Spencer, Independent
- Gareth Derrick, Labour
- Alison Hernandez, Conservative
The result is due to be announced later today (6 May).
The Green Party has won its first seat on Weymouth and Portland Borough Council.
Local GP Jon Orrell claimed victory in the Dorset council's Weymouth East ward, with 55.3% of the vote.
His victory follows the election of Clare Sutton, who became the first Green on Dorset County Council when she won the Rodwell by election in Weymouth in November.
However Weymouth and Portland Borough Council remains in no overall control.