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Police and Crime Commissioner Election 2016 - Results

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) was the lead authority for the Leicestershire police area, which is covered by nine local authorities in total.

Each local authority counted their own votes from 1pm on Friday 6 May 2016 and provide these to NWLDC. Once all the results were collated, NWLDC declared who was elected as PCC for Leicestershire as per the the below.

Overall result

DULY ELECTED: BACH, Willy - The Labour Party

The PCC elections used the Supplementary Voting system, where voters were able to choose a first preference candidate and a second preference candidate.

When the first preference votes had been counted, no candidate had an overall majority (more than 50%). This meant the second preference votes for the top two candidates - Willy Bach and Neil Durban Bannister - were counted. First preference and second preference votes for these two candidates were then added together and the candidate with the most total votes won the election.

Results of first preference vote count:

BACH, Willy - 67,991 votes NO OVERALL MAJORITY
BANNISTER, Neil Durban - 46,958 votes NO OVERALL MAJORITY
HILL, Sarah - 19,359 votes NO OVERALL MAJORITY

Result of second preference vote count (for Willy Bach and Neil Bannister only):

BACH, Willy - 10,197 votes
BANNISTER, Neil Durban - 11,347 votes

Total number of first and second preference votes:

BACH, Willy - 78,188 votes
BANNISTER, Neil Durban - 58,305 votes

Overall turnout: 20.25%

Local authority area result - Oadby and Wigston

Result of first preference vote count:

BACH Willy - 2,477 votes
BANNISTER, Neil Durban - 2,679 votes
HILL, Sarah - 2,375 votes
SPRASON, David - 1,010 votes

Result of second preference vote count (for Willy Bach and Neil Bannister only):

BACH, Willy - 930 votes
BANNISTER, Neil Durban - 1,068 votes

Total first preference and second preference votes:

BACH, Willy - 3,407 votes
BANNISTER, Neil Durban - 3,747 votes

Turnout: 20.62%

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