Tory wins Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election

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Conservative candidate Katy Bourne was today elected the Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex.

No candidate got over 50 per cent of the first choice votes. The second choice votes for Mrs Bourne and Labour Candidate Godfrey Daniel were counted and the mother of two had the most votes. Mrs Bourne totalled 80,028 votes after the second count, with Mr Daniel getting 55,602 votes.

The winning candidate is a a school governor at Oriel High, Crawley and a Mid Sussex District councillor. She is also National Chairman of the Conservative Women’s Organisation.