Hardyal Dhindsa elected as new Police & Crime Commissioner

Labour's Hardyal Dhindsa has been elected as the new Police & Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire with 78,858 votes. In second place was Conservative candidate Richard Bright with 77,245.

Voting took place on Thursday 5 May and the turnout here in the Derbyshire Dales was 23.4%. 

View vote verification information for all districts in Derbyshire, including the Derbyshire Dales, on the Derby City Council website.

The total after the first round of counting on 6 May was:

  • Labour 66,925
  • Conservative 61,741
  • Liberal Democrat 19,492
  • UKIP 30,381

It meant that Hardyal Dhindsa and Richard Bright went forward to a second and final round of counting, when any second choice votes allocated to the Liberal Democrat and UKIP candidates were taken into account.

Hardyal Dhindsa.

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