Independent candidate George Ferguson has won the first ever Bristol Mayoral election. He beat off the challenge of Labour's Marvin Rees in the second round after also topping the first count. When second preference votes were declared, Mr Ferguson had won with 37,353 votes to Mr Rees' 31,259
Bristol's first directly elected Mayor has spent his first day viewing work by local artists in Totterdown.
Ian Axton interviews candidates hoping to become Bristol's first elected mayor, and asks what they would do for the city.
15 people have come forward as candidates for Bristol's first elected mayor. 13 of them came before the cameras at the Council House today