David was successful in the second round, polling 100,122 votes out of a possible 239,935.
The turnout was 28.07%, which compares favourably with the lower turnout of 16% in 2012.
The ex-Army major has a long history in public affairs, having served for over 20 years as a Surrey County Councillor, including 4 years as Executive Member for Adult Services and 2 years as Council Chairman.
As Police and Crime Commissioner, his pledges are to:
Cut Crime and Keep Surrey Safe
Tackle Rural Crime
Make Our Town Centres Safe
Make Every Pound Count
Tackle the Threat of Terrorism
David said: “It is a privilege and honour to become Surrey’s Police and Crime Commissioner. I look forward to working with Surrey Police and all residents of Surrey to make Surrey Police a service that we can all be proud of.
“I would like to thank Kevin Hurley for all the work he has done and for his courtesy and generosity during a hard fought campaign.”