Voting and democracy are not the same. I had a choice of Con., LibDem, Labour, or Ind. Nothing different from any other election.
They could have given the existing Avon and Somerset Police Authority more powers to make the constabulary more accountable.
The police should maintain their independence, lack of bias and adding political oversight will ensure that policing will be done not by consent but to win votes
This website allowed people to publicly explain why and let people know what message they were trying to send by spoiling their Police & Crime Commissioner ballot papers.
The submission form has now been removed, but the material collected is available to read.