Tim Passmore has been elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Suffolk for the next 4 years.
Conservative candidate Tim Passmore was elected with a total of 68,093 votes after a count of second preference votes. Labour candidate Cath Pickles was second with a total of 41,631.
UK Independence Party candidate Simon Tobin recorded 22,094, Liberal Democrat candidate Helen Korfanty recorded 11,726 first preference votes and Green candidate Terence Carter recorded 7,501.
The overall turnout figure for Suffolk was 24.47% which compares to overall turnout of 16.01% for Suffolk in 2012.
Turnout: Waveney 21.44%, Ipswich 32.85%, Suffolk Coastal 26.17%, Forest Heath 19.20%, St Edmundsbury 24.61%, Mid Suffolk 21.84%, Babergh 20.56%.
Overall electorate: 545,517
Total number of verified votes: 133,506
Stephen Baker, Suffolk Police Area Returning Officer, said:
“It’s great to see an increased turnout in these PCC Elections.
“I would like to say a big thanks to everyone who has worked so hard across Suffolk in supporting these elections and to all who have helped it run so smoothly.”