Election 2016

Election 2016: Polling stations open across Dorset

Voting has begun in Dorset's police and crime commissioner (PCC) election.

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

Voters are also going to the polls in Weymouth and Portland where a third of seats on the borough council are up for election.

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 PCCs.