BREAKING NEWS: Jones and Davies in run-off - Jones leads on first choice votes

Mayoral candidates Peter Davies and Ros Jones.
Mayoral candidates Peter Davies and Ros Jones.

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

753 spolit ballot papers