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Former journalist selected as mayoral candidate

A former journalist has been selected as the Labour candidate for an elected mayor in Bristol. Marvin Rees currently runs a health and equalities campaign for the NHS.

Marvin Rees was born in Bristol and went to Yale Credit: ITV West

Mr Rees won the nomination against four other candidates including former MP Dan Norris and city council leader Peter Hammond. The vote for the mayor will take place in November.

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