Once second preference votes had been counted Labour’s Laetisia Carter came second with 172,717 votes or 46% of the final vote.
As no candidate received more than 50% of the first vote preference the count went to a second round.After the first round votes were counted both the UKIP candidate, Lea Trainer, and Liberal Democrat candidate, John Howson, were eliminated. Mr Howson received 14.45% of the votes and Mr Trainer 12.12%.
Counting of the votes started at 10.00am on Friday 6th May 2016, voter turnout was 25.6% of registered electors which is almost double compared with the turn out of 12.90% in 2012.
In High Wycombe 17.2% of the electorate (21,531 of 125,237 registered voters) voted.
In Aylesbury 19.2% of the electorate (25,427 out of 132,493 registered voters) voted.
In South Bucks 18.4% of of the electorate (9,464 out of 51,517 registered voters) voted.
In Chiltern 19.5% of the electorate (13,695 out of 70,126 registered voters) voted
In the entire Thames Valley region of the 1,672,861 eligible to vote 427,994 people voted.