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Figures reveal turnout for Police Crime Commissioner election in North Devon and Torridge

By NDJNews  |  Posted: November 16, 2012

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The number of people who voted in yesterday's Police Crime Commissioner elections in North Devon and Torridge has been revealed after a count last night.
It shows that in the North Devon Council area 6,792 people voted at polling stations across the district. Another 4,702 used a postal vote making a total of 11,494 votes. That is a 15.2% turnout from the 75,622 people who could vote.
In Torridge the turnout was slightly lower at 14.86% of the 51,760 people who could vote. There were 4,484 voters at the polling stations and 3,207 postal votes.
The winner of the election will not be known until later today. Ten candidates stood for the £85,000 job of Police Crime Commissioner including North Devon Council leader Brian Greenslade. 

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