Sheffield & South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner voting begins

Shaun Wright, former South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Image copyright PA
Image caption The successful candidate will succeed Shaun Wright, who resigned on 16 September

The polls have opened for the election of a new South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

The vacancy follows the resignation of Shaun Wright who left his post on 16 September.

Polling stations are open until 22:00 BST. The result is expected on Friday.

There are four candidates standing: David Allen - English Democrats, Alan Billings - Labour Party, Jack Clarkson - UK Independence Party and Ian Walker - Conservative Party.

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