First day for Bristol's new mayor

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1 in 4 vote in Mayoral referendum

Counting will take place later at Ashton Gate stadium Credit: ITV West

Later this afternoon there will be a result on the mayoral referendum in Bristol. Voters were asked to decide whether or not they wanted an elected mayor for the city. The turnout was low - just 24%, meaning just 1 in 4 eligible people voted. Counting will take place later at Ashton Gate stadium.

In Nottingham where there was a similar referendum, a result has been declared. Voters there have decided not to have an elected mayor.

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