Results of the Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner election 2021

The Police and Crime Commissioner election for Dorset was held on 6 May 2021.

The following results are for the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council area and for the Dorset Council area combined.

You can view the individual election result for the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole local voting area and for the Dorset voting area.online.

The supplementary vote system is used for this election. Results after the first round:

Name of candidate

Description (if any)

Number of votes*

Patrick CANAVAN

Labour and Co-operative Party

16,379

Daniel Lee (commonly known as Dan) HARDY

Independent

31,112

Mark Andrew ROBSON

Liberal Democrats

17,837

Claire Elizabeth SEYMOUR

Green Party

21,283

David John SIDWICK

The Conservative Party Candidate

64,071

Results after the second round:

Name of candidate

Description (if any)

Number of votes*

Daniel Lee (commonly known as Dan) HARDY

Independent

43,427

David John SIDWICK

The Conservative Party Candidate

70,353 (Elected)

David John Sidwick was elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Dorset.

Voting summary

  • vacant seats: 1
  • eligible electorate: 599,526
  • turnout: 25.52%.