2021 North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner by-election
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  First party Second party Third party
 
Candidate Zoë Metcalfe Emma Scott-Spivey Keith Tordoff
Party Conservative Labour Independent
First-round vote 34,385 18,094 14,988
Percentage 39.5% 20.8% 17.2%
Second-round vote 41,760 26,895
Percentage 60.8% 39.2%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Candidate James Barker Hannah Barnham-Brown
Party Liberal Democrats Women's Equality
First-round vote 9,499 8,837
Percentage 10.9% 10.2%

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Map of North Yorkshire Police's jurisdiction

PFCC before election

Philip Allott
Conservative

Elected PFCC

Zoë Metcalfe
Conservative

A by-election was held on 25 November 2021 for the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner post after the resignation of Philip Allott following his remarks on the murder of Sarah Everard.[1] The election was won by the Conservative Party candidate Zoë Metcalfe.[2]

Nominations opened on 21 October.[3] The candidates contesting the election were Zoë Metcalfe (Conservative), Emma Scott-Spivey (Labour), James Barker (Liberal Democrats), Keith Tordoff (Independent) and Hannah Barham-Brown (Women's Equality Party).[4][5][6][7]

Result

2021 North Yorkshire police, fire and crime commissioner by-election [8][9]
Party Candidate 1st round 2nd round
 First round votes  Transfer votes 
Total Of round Transfers Total Of round
Conservative Zoë Metcalfe 34,385 39.5% 7,375 41,760 60.8%
Labour Emma Scott-Spivey 18,094 20.8% 8,801 26,895 39.2%
Independent Keith Tordoff 14,988 17.2%
Liberal Democrats James Barker 9,499 10.9%
Women's Equality Hannah Barham-Brown 8,837 10.2%
Turnout 85,808 13.8%
Rejected ballots 1,165 0.2%
Total votes 86,973 13.9%
Registered electors 623,821
Conservative hold

Previous result

2021 North Yorkshire police, fire and crime commissioner election [10]
Party Candidate 1st round 2nd round
 First round votes  Transfer votes 
Total Of round Transfers Total Of round
Conservative Philip Allott 73,657 46.75% 10,080 83,737 61.04%
Labour Alison Hume 40,803 25.89% 12,639 53,442 38.96%
Independent Keith Tordoff 23,308 14.79%
Liberal Democrats James Barker 19,773 12.57%
Turnout 157,541 25.4%
Rejected ballots
Total votes
Registered electors
Conservative win

References

  1. ^ "Sarah Everard: Commissioner Philip Allott resigns". BBC. 14 October 2021. Retrieved 14 October 2021.
  2. ^ "North Yorkshire PFCC: Tory Zoë Metcalfe elected". BBC News. 26 November 2021. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Sarah Everard: By-election date set after police commissioner quits". BBC. 20 October 2021. Retrieved 19 October 2021.
  4. ^ Burn, Chris (24 October 2021). "Harrogate councillor chosen as Tory candidate to replace Philip Allott as North Yorkshire police commissioner". The Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  5. ^ Burn, Chris (27 October 2021). "Labour choose student paramedic, 23, as North Yorkshire police commissioner candidate". The Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  6. ^ Laycock, Mike (30 October 2021). "York councillor selected as LibDem candidate for commissioner". York Press. Retrieved 30 October 2021.
  7. ^ "North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner: Who is standing?". BBC News. 1 November 2021. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  8. ^ "DECLARATION OF FIRST COUNT TOTALS" (PDF). selby.gov.uk. 26 November 2021. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  9. ^ "DECLARATION OF SECOND COUNT TOTALS" (PDF). selby.gov.uk. 26 November 2021. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  10. ^ "Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Election Thursday 6 May 2021" (PDF). harrogate.gov.uk. 7 May 2021. Retrieved 7 May 2021.