12:53PM, Thursday 15 November 2012
Voters are turning out at polling stations across the area today to decide who they would like to be the first Thames Valley police and crime commissioner (PCC).
The PCC is responsible for holding the police force to account and to make sure they deliver the kind of policing you want to see.
Other duties will include:
Polling stations will close at 10pm tonight.
The six candidates contesting the election to become the Thames Valley PCC are:
The count for the Royal Borough will be held in Maidenhead Town Hall tomorrow and the total votes will be fed to the PCC election HQ in Aylesbury.
Counting of postal votes has already started. The result should be known later today.
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