Labour’s Ros Jones has won the first choice vote in Doncaster’s mayoral election.
Jones polled 21,996 - 560 ahead of Peter Davies who tallied 21,406.
The paair are now locked in a run-off, with second preference votes coming into play from the defeated eight candidates.
Full first round result:
Ros Jones (Labour) 21,996
Peter Davies (Independent) 21,406
David Allen (English Democrats) 4,615
Michael Maye (Independent) 4,557
Martin Drake (Conservative) 2,811
Mary Jackson (Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts) 1,916
John Brown (Liberal Democrats) 1,122
Tony Ward (Indepdendent) 1,110
Dave Owen (National Front) 1,066
Doug Wright (Save Your Services) 786
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