Tim Bowles has taken office as West of England Mayor in a ceremony at the Engine Shed in Bristol. He says he is proud to be elected.
NHS Manager Lesley Mansell who ran as the Labour Metro Mayor candidate says coming second is a 'remarkable result' for the party.
As polls open tomorrow for the very first Metro Mayor our Political Correspondent David Wood has been taking a look at their manifestos.
The race is on for the vote for the first ever West of England Metro Mayor. The nominations have been declared and campaigning is underway.
On May 4, voters in South Gloucestershire, Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset are due to vote on the new post, known as a Metro Mayor.
Jeremy Corbyn is visiting Bristol today to launch Lesley Mansell's campaign for Metro Mayor.
The Labour leader will call into the Bristol North West constituency where he will meet local members and activists.
Lesley Mansell said, 'I'm delighted Jeremy's coming to Bristol to support my campaign.'
You can find out more about the 5 West of England Metro Mayoral candidates here:
Mayoral candidates for the West of England will be taking part in a hustings to outline their agenda to drive growth in the region.