The turnout for the election of the county’s next police and crime commissioner can now be revealed.
There were 107,824 votes cast across Cumbria on Thursday, a turnout of 27.62 per cent up from 24.9 per cent in 2016.
In Allerdale, 21,139 votes were cast – a turnout of 27.70 per cent.
The three candidates are:
- Lorraine Birchall – Liberal Democrats
- Barbara Ann Cannon – Labour and Co-operative Party
- Peter Joseph McCall – Conservative Party
Results of the election are due to be announced later on today.
A breakdown of the number of votes cast in each area are as follows:
- Polling station votes: 10,789
- Postal votes: 10,350
- Total votes: 21,139
- Polling station votes: 6,774
- Postal votes: 2,818
- Total votes: 9,324
- Polling station votes: 13,281
- Postal votes: 9,324
- Total votes: 22,605
- Polling station votes: 5,642
- Postal votes: 6,260
- Total votes: 11,902
- Polling station votes: 6,928
- Postal votes: 4,040
- Total votes: 10,968
- Polling station votes: 17,917
- Postal votes: 13,701
- Total votes: 31,618
All voting areas
- Polling station votes: 61,331
- Postal votes: 46,493
- Total votes: 107,824
Total electorate: 390,390; Turnout: 27.62%.