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Devon and Cornwall

An election was held for the new post of Police and Crime Commissioner in Devon and Cornwall on 15 November 2012.

Tony Hogg won the seat for the Conservatives.

Vote Share
Lib Dems

1st Round 2nd Round
Party Candidate Votes Vote % Votes Vote %
Conservative Tony Hogg 55,257 28.1% 64,419 65.1%
Independent Brian Greenslade 24,719 12.5% 37,243 34.9%
Labour Nicky Williams 24,196 12.3%
Lib Dems Brian Blake 23,948 12.2%
UKIP Robert Smith 16,433 8.3%
Independent Ivan Jordan 12,382 6.3%
Independent William Morris 10,586 5.4%
Independent John Smith 10,171 5.2%
Independent Graham Calderwood 8,667 4.4%
Independent Tam MacPherson 4,306 2.2%

"Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner vote 'shambles' defended"
Plymouth Herald, 22 November
"New police commissioner gets straight to work with bid to find Chief Constable"
Western Morning News, 22 November
"Tory wins Police and Crime Commissioner election"
Falmouth Packet, 21 November
"Cut in crime is top of agenda for new Devon and Cornwall police commissioner Tony Hogg"
Western Morning News, 19 November
"Tony Hogg 'honoured' to be Devon and Cornwall's PCC"
BBC News, 17 November
"These 10 Police Commissioner candidates want YOUR vote - here's why"
Herald Express, 10 November
"String of County Court Judgements against police commissioner candidate"
Plymouth Herald, 10 November
"Police and crime commissioner elections: Alcohol crime"
BBC News, 9 November
"Devon and Cornwall PCC elections: Hate crime debated"
BBC News, 8 November
"Devon and Cornwall PCC elections: Domestic abuse"
BBC News, 7 November
"Police Commissioner candidates set out policing priorities"
Plymouth Herald, 2 November
"Police Commissioner Candidate Visits Scilly"
Scilly Today, 1 November
"Police and crime commissioner candidates announced"
Midweek Herald, 24 October
"Ten will battle it out to be police supremo"
Plymouth Herald, 20 October
"Devon and Cornwall police chief candidates to be asked how to cut crime"
Plymouth Herald, 19 October
"Plymouth pub landlord Tam stands for police commissioner role"
Plymouth Herald, 18 October
"Anger at move to recruit £55,000 'spin doctor' for police commissioner"
Plymouth Herald, 18 October
"Two more seek post of police commissioner"
Western Morning News, 15 October
"Never mind the turnout – it's the vote that counts"
Western Morning News, 10 October
"Your chance to question the Police and Crime commissioner candidates for Cornwall"
This is Cornwall, 8 October
"Event turns spotlight on new police role"
Western Morning News, 6 October
"'Beat bobbies are the top priority'"
Ivybridge and South Brent Gazette, 5 October
"Elected police commissioners are 'not going to be good for democracy'"
Western Morning News, 5 October
"Fears voiced over crime chiefs poll"
Plymouth Herald, 4 October
"Police boss poll could be record low turnout"
Western Morning News, 28 September
"Cuts in police numbers divide rival candidates"
Plymouth Herald, 17 September
"Former chairman bids to become police and crime commissioner"
Western Morning News, 1 September
"Barnardo's appeal to would-be police chiefs"
Plymouth Herald, 29 August
"Brian Greenslade risks Lib Dem suspension with commissioner bid"
BBC News, 3 August
"Tony Hogg is Conservative candidate for new police job"
Plymouth Herald, 9 July
"Tory police commissioner candidates for Devon and Cornwall have their say"
Western Morning News, 3 July
"Victims of crime will be a focus for new Devon and Cornwall police commissioner"
Plymouth Herald, 3 July
"Labour selects candidate for Devon and Cornwall police commissioner"
Plymouth Herald, 19 June
"Lib Dems forced into rethink on election of police commissioner"
Western Morning News, 11 May
"Councillor sets sight on police and crime commissioner role"
Herald Express, 3 May

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