Police and Crime Commissioner Elections 2021

Page updated on: 12/05/2021

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected representatives who oversee how crime is tackled in a police force area. Their aim is to cut crime and to ensure the police force is effective. They are elected for a four-year term. 

Ceredigion County Council is the lead authority, or PARO-Police Area Returning Officer- for the Dyfed Powys Police Area, which covers Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys.

These elections use the Supplementary Voting system where voters are able to choose a first preference and a second preference candidate. 

Candidates Party First preference votes
BURNS, Jon Welsh Conservative Party 69112
LLYWELYN, Dafydd Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales 68208
PRESTON, Tomos Glyn Liberal Democrats 17649
THOMPSON, Philippa Ann Labour and Co-Operative Party 48033
BURNS, Jon
34%
LLYWELYN, Dafydd
34%
PRESTON, Tomos Glyn
9%
THOMPSON, Philippa Ann
24%

As no candidate received more than 50% of the 1st preference votes, we have counted the 2nd preference votes for the two candidates in the lead. In this count we look at the 2nd preference column of the eliminated candidates ballot papers to see if either of the top two candidates received votes as a second choice. Therefore, the chart below will not include information for the other candidates who have now been eliminated.

Candidates Party First preference votes Second preference votes Total
BURNS, Jon Welsh Conservative Party 69112 8296 77408
LLYWELYN, Dafydd Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales 68208 26280 94488
BURNS, Jon
34%
24%
LLYWELYN, Dafydd
34%
76%

Elected:
LLYWELYN, Dafydd / Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales

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Candidates Party First preference votes
BURNS, Jon Welsh Conservative Party 7906
LLYWELYN, Dafydd Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales 15916
PRESTON, Tomos Glyn Liberal Democrats 1222
THOMPSON, Philippa Ann Labour and Co-Operative Party 6716
BURNS, Jon
25%
LLYWELYN, Dafydd
50%
PRESTON, Tomos Glyn
4%
THOMPSON, Philippa Ann
21%

Candidates Party First preference votes
BURNS, Jon Welsh Conservative Party 7476
LLYWELYN, Dafydd Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales 9913
PRESTON, Tomos Glyn Liberal Democrats 981
THOMPSON, Philippa Ann Labour and Co-Operative Party 10388
BURNS, Jon
26%
LLYWELYN, Dafydd
34%
PRESTON, Tomos Glyn
3%
THOMPSON, Philippa Ann
36%

Candidates Party First preference votes
BURNS, Jon Welsh Conservative Party 963
LLYWELYN, Dafydd Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales 3671
BURNS, Jon
21%
LLYWELYN, Dafydd
79%

Candidates Party First preference votes
BURNS, Jon Welsh Conservative Party 1297
LLYWELYN, Dafydd Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales 5387
BURNS, Jon
19%
LLYWELYN, Dafydd
81%

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