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Thursday 6 May 2021

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Mayor of Bristol

This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

9 candidates stood in the Bristol City Council mayoral election.

Read the official candidate booklet for this election.

The Mayor of Bristol is elected to lead Bristol City Council. The Mayor chairs the council cabinet, directs the council's strategy, and sets the council budget. The Mayor's decisions can only be overturned by a two-thirds majority of councillors.

Download the official election information booklet (PDF).

Mayor of West of England Combined Authority

This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

4 candidates stood in the West of England Combined Authority mayoral election.

Read the official candidate booklet for this election.

The Mayor of the West of England helps direct the overall strategy of the three councils which make up the West of England Combined Authority. Working with the leaders of the three councils, the Mayor has responsibilities in areas such as transport, housing, adult education, and skills.

Visit the West of England Combined Authority election page.

Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset

This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

5 candidates stood in the Avon and Somerset Constabulary Police force area.

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected to hold the police to account. They have responsibility for their police force's finance, and can appoint or dismiss the Chief Constable. Once elected, each PCC must produce a Police and Crime Plan, which sets their force's strategic direction.

Find out more about Police and Crime Commissioner elections at the Choose my PCC website.

Bristol City Council

Brislington East ward

This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

8 candidates stood in the Brislington East ward.

Where to vote

You should get a "poll card" through the post telling you where to vote.

If you haven't got one, or aren't sure where to vote, you should call Bristol City Council on 0117 9223400.

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