South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner vote goes to second count
The race to be South Wales Police's first elected crime commissioner has gone to a second count after no candidate get a majority in the first round.
Labour candidate Alun Michael polled the most votes across the force - 66,879 - but failed to reach the 51 per cent threshold needed for an outright win.
The former MP has now gone into the second round of counting along with the runner-up, independent candidate and former policeman Mike Baker, who polled 46,264 votes.
Election officials are now counting the second vote preferences from the two eliminated candidates, Tory Caroline Jones and independent Tony Verderame, and redistributing the votes to Mr Michael and Mr Baker.
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Meanwhile Conservative candidate Christopher Salmon won the commissioner election in Dyfed-Powys Police, defeating Labour candidate Christine Gwyther, while independents won in Gwent and North Wales, with former policeman Ian Johnston winning in Gwent and barrister Winston Roddick winning in North Wales.
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First choices votes per candidate:
Mike Baker (independent) 46,264
Caroline Jones (Conservative) 20,913
Alun Michael (Labour) 66,879
Tony Verderame (independent) 8,378
Voter turnout South Wales: 15.16 per cent
Voter turnout Swansea: 12.77 per cent
Voter turnout Neath Port Talbot: 16.15 per cent