Statement of Persons Nominated
Richard Hibbs – Independent – TopOfTheCops Article
Colm McCabe – Welsh Conservative
Tal Michael – Welsh Labour – Website – TopOfTheCops article, and Risking It All entry
Warwick Nicholson – UKIP – Website
Winston Roddick – Independent
Tal Michael, who stood down from his Chief Executive job at the Police Authority to run for the Labour nomination, was elected with 548 votes to 276 for Margaret Hanson, wife of Shadow Policing Minister David Hanson MP. Terry Renshaw had put his name forward but was not shortlisted, and said he would not be renewing his party membership.
According to Michael Crick Elfyn Lloyd from Plaid Cymru decided against running.
Richard Hibbs is standing as an Independent, and has already started work on the Police and Crime Plan!
Derek Barker, former Chief Executive of Conwy County Council, was selected as the Conservative Party candidate at a ballot of party members this evening.