Posted on 19 November 2012 by Sir John Curtice, Senior Research Fellow
Never before have so many ballot boxes been filled with so few voting papers. The turnout in the first ever police and crime commissioner elections last week – just under 15% (14.7%) – was by far the lowest ever in an election held across most of the country (just London, Scotland and Northern Irel...
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Electoral Commission, PCC election, low turnout