Four candidates will stand in the election to become the Avon and Somerset force area's first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC).
The new £85,000-a-year PCC will have wide ranging powers over policing and the criminal justice system in Somerset - including a mandate to hire or fire chief constables.
PCCs will also set the force's priorities and oversee its budget, and the election will be held on Thursday, November 15.
The four candidates for Avon and Somerset are Pete Levy (Liberal Democrat), Ken Maddock (Conservative), Sue Mountstevens (Independent) and John Savage (Labour).
You can find out more here: Police and Crime Commissioner Home Office website.
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