However what upset me even more than the result was the turnout - an average of 24%. Three out of four Bristolians couldn't be bothered to get themselves down to the polling station and register their vote. In one ward nine out of ten failed to attend!
I've said my piece about elections here and have nothing to add except that I reckon the fiercest opponent our mayoral candidates will face in November will not be one another, but voter apathy.
I wish them luck. They'll need it!