The Scarborough borough count for the Police and Crime Commissioner election for the North Yorkshire Police Authority area took place at Scarborough Spa earlier today.
The electors of the borough went to the polls yesterday to vote for either Julia Mulligan (Conservative) or Ruth Potter (Labour). The local turnout for the election was 13.26%, meaning only 11,282 of the borough’s electorate voted.
The votes cast were announced by Local Authority Returning Officer, Jim Dillon, as follows:
Julia Rosemary Mulligan – 6190 votes
Ruth Elizabeth Potter – 4580 votes
There were 512 rejected votes.
The figures were submitted to the Police Authority Returning Officer (PARO) at York to go towards the overall North Yorkshire result.