PCC Elections

Voting for the role of Police and Crime Commissioner takes place on Thursday. There'll be one for each of the five police forces across the south west.

Voting opens for Police and Crime Commissioner

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The Police and Crime Commissioner is a new role Credit: ITV Westcountry

Polls open at 7 a.m. for elections to the new post of Police and Crime commissioners, who will oversee the region's police forces.

There are ten candidates in Devon and Cornwall, four each in Dorset and in Avon and Somerset. Polling stations are open until ten tonight but counting begins tomorrow.

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