They have been in their posts for three months but could you name your Police and Crime Commissioner?
The Electoral Reform Society says the elections have been a failure.
An anti-crime campaigner from Manchester says the money would be better spent recruiting more police officers.
Labour candidate Tony Lloyd has been elected as the police and crime commissioner for Greater Manchester.Read the full story ›
Former Manchester Central MP Tony Lloyd has been elected Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner. The Labour candidate polled 51.23% of the votes.
Labour Party candidate Clive Grunshaw has been elected Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner.
Former MP for Liverpool Wavertree Jane Kennedy won in the first round with 70,884 votes, around 56% of the vote.Read the full story ›
Jane kennedy achieved more than 50% of the vote in the first round. Overall turnout was 12.7%
In Lancashire the overall turnout was 15.5%, with just 12.1% of the electorate in Burnley voting.
Liverpool city council has Tweeted what the turnout was for yesterday's Police and Crime Commissioner Election.
The turnout for the Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner elections is 12.9%. Counting is underway with the result expected by lunchtime