Election 2016

Election 2016: Polling stations open across Somerset

Ballot box in polling station
Image caption Voting is taking place to elect a police and crime commissioner for Avon and Somerset

Voting has begun to elect a police and crime commissioner for Avon and Somerset.

Polling stations opened their doors at 07:00 BST and will close at 22:00.

The result is expected to be announced at about 17:00 BST on Friday.

Across England elections are taking place for more than 120 councils and the London Assembly, and to elect mayors in Bristol, Liverpool, London and Salford, and 36 police and crime commissioners.