Archive of 16 November 2012
Police commissioner elections have returned several independents on a low turnout, delivering a message of distrust for mainstream political parties.
Exit polls are suggesting independent candidate George Ferguson is likely to be chosen as Bristol's first elected mayor.
Labour look set to win all three of yesterday's by-elections, with victory already declared in Manchester Central and Cardiff South and Penarth.
The first police and crime commissioner elections are set to break the record for the lowest ever turnout at a national election.