The Labour leader, Ed Miliband, has been in Bristol today - a week after his claim that the party was aiming to win more seats in the south.
He was supporting Labour's candidate for elected mayor - a contest being held on the same day as region-wide elections for Police and Crime Commissioners.
But there's concern that the poll next month could see a low turnout as our political correspondent Bob Constantine explains:
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