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Election results: When to expect council, PCC and Welsh Parliament outcomes

Once the local election polls close at 10pm it will still be a couple of days until all the council, West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner and Welsh Senedd results are in.

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Votes will be counted and announced from Friday morning onwards

Once the polls close on the 2021 local elections, the wait for the results begins.

Hundreds of candidates have stood in council elections, while people have also been choosing who they want to be the next West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner for the next three years.

Across the border in Powys residents have been voting in the Welsh Senedd election.

The results of these votes will be announced over the coming days.

Here is a rundown of when the various results are being counted.

Council election results

Counting of votes in the Shropshire Council is due to start on Friday, May 7, with some results declared by the end of the day.

The remaining wards not announced on Friday will be counted and declared on Saturday, May 8.

The Telford and Wrekin by-election results were confirmed on Friday morning.

Town and parish council votes will be counted on Sunday, May 9.

West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner election result

West Mercia will be one of 15 police and crime commissioner posts to be announced on Monday, May 10.

Results are expected from early afternoon onwards.

Welsh Senedd election result

Counting began in all seats for the Welsh Parliament at around 9am on Friday, May 7.

Montgomeryshire was the first seat to announce a result, with Conservative candidate Russell George winning a third successive term. All results are due to be declared by late evening.

Results for the police and crime commissioners in Dyfed-Powys, Gwent and North Wales are due on the afternoon of Sunday, May 9.

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