Conservative candidate Chris Nelson has been elected as Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gloucestershire.
Full result of first preference votes
- Christopher Coleman (Lib-Dem) 37,024
- Christopher Nelson (Conservative) 79,086
- Simon O’Rourke (Labour) 31,347
- Adrian “Stratts” Stratton (Indpendent) 13,131
- Martin Surl (Independent) 34,286
Because no single candidate received more than 50 per cent of the vote, the count went to second preference votes.
Full result of second preference votes.
- Christopher Coleman (Lib-Dem) 59,838
- Christopher Nelson (Conservative) 91,097
The total number of verified ballot papers was 200,578, the highest it has ever been for a PCC election in Gloucestershire.
The turnout for the county was 40.9% (in 2016 it was around 30.5%, and in 2012 it was just under 16%). Stroud had the highest turnout at 46.1%, with the Forest of Dean the lowest at 37.2%. In between was Cotswold at 42.9%, Cheltenham at 42.9%, Tewkesbury at 38.4% and Gloucester at 37.4%.