East: Suffolk Elects Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner
16 November 2012, 12:55
Suffolk has elected a Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner - Tim Passmore.
Conservative Tim Passmore has been elected Suffolk's first Police and Crime Commissioner on the second count.
The results were - first count:
Jane Basham (Lab) 29,967 (35.19%)
Tim Passmore (C) 29,805 (35.00%)
David Cocks (Ind) 14,217 (16.69%)
Bill Mountford (Ukip) 11,179 (13.13%)
Eliminated: David Cocks, Bill Mountford
Distribution of Cocks's and Mountford's votes
Jane Basham (Lab) 35,005
Tim Passmore (C) 36,946
In Suffolk, the turnout was 16%.
In Norfolk, the turnout was 15% and the results there are expected later this afternoon.