Alan Hardwick elected Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Independent candidate Alan Hardwick has been elected as the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

He was against independent David Bowles in the second round of counting after Conservative Richard Davies and Labour’s Paul Gleeson were outed in the first round.

In the second round Alan Hardwick had 39,221 votes (52.8%) and David Bowles had 35,086 (47.2%) votes.

The turnout across Lincolnshire was just over 15%. Lincoln had a turnout of just over 14%.

Watch Alan Hardwick’s reaction to the result:

Lincolnshire Police Chief Constable Neil Rhodes reaction:

Rewind: Lincolnshire PCC elections results liveblog