It's party conference season and first up are the Liberal Democrats, who are trying to rebuild after a disastrous May election.
The party lost all their seats here in the West but today the new leader Tim Farron said people in the region were hoping to see the party recover its strength.
But do local people know who he is? We went to Thornbury in South Gloucestershire to find out.
The leader of the liberal democrats, Nick Clegg has told ITV West Country that his party IS playing a key role in the coalition Government.
He was responding to claims from ITV West Country viewers that the party are junior partners to the Conservatives, with little influence.
The comments came in an interview Mr Clegg gave to political correspondent Bob Constantine at the party's annual conference in Glasgow.