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Peter McCall has been elected as Cumbria's new Police and Crime Commissioner.
Mr McCall won with 34.43% of the first preference votes and then 25.98% of the second preference votes.
ITV Border's Fiona Marley-Paterson was at Kendal Leisure Centre as the vote was announced:
Liberal Democrats HOLD South Lakeland District Council.
A third of the seats were contested. Labour lost one seat to the Conservatives.
Labour HOLD Carlisle City Council.
One third of the seats were contested.
Labour lost one seat to an independent candidate but still have 27 seats overall and remain in control of the council.
- Labour - 27 seats
- Conservatives - 20 seats
- Independent councillors - 4 seats
- Liberal Democrats - 1 seat
24,046 votes were made in Carlisle with a turnout of 35.55%:
Despite the first ballot box arriving at the Sands Centre in Carlisle shortly after 10.00pm, the counting has finally begun four hours later.
A third of the seats at Carlisle City Council are up for grabs.
Polling stations have closed across Cumbria and the ballots are being counted in Kendal for the South Lakeland District Council election.
Ballot boxes have begun arriving at the Sands Centre in Carlisle ahead of a count that will decide who controls the city council.
One third of the Council's seats are up for grabs.
Before today's election, ten were held by Labour, five by the Conservatives, three by independent councillors and one by the Liberal Democrats. Before the election, Labour controlled the city council with 28 seats in total.
The Conservatives had 20.
The count will start after votes have been separated between the Council ballot papers and the Police and Crime Commissioner ballot papers. Counting is expected to end in the early hours of Friday morning.
The PCC votes will be counted on Friday morning at 11am.
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Here's a ward-by-ward breakdown of the South Lakeland District Council election results
Here's a ward-by-ward breakdown of the Carlisle City Council election results