Candidates may spend up to £72,231 during the election period for this £85,000 per annum post.
Sue Mountstevens – Independent – Website
John Savage – Labour
See HERE for details of previous expenses and allowances claimed by the candidates while in public office.
Ex-cop and current Councillor Peter Levy has secured the LibDem nomination. This is his Candidate Statement. Bristol City Councillor Gary Hopkins, Bath councillor Lisa Brett, and former Deputy Leader of Somerset Council Jane Lock lose out.
On the Conservative side, Ken Maddock has stepped down from his role as Leader of Somerset Council to run for Police & Crime Commissioner, and has won the Conservative nomination. Here is Ken Maddock’s contribution to our ‘Risking It All’ series.
Bob Ashford was elected as the Labour candidate with 891 votes, against John Savage, who received 505 votes from Labour party members in the postal ballot.