Current and scheduled elections

From 4 May 2023, voters in England will need to show photo ID to vote at polling stations in some elections, including local elections. Visit the Electoral Commission to find more information on Voter ID, such as, the accepted forms of ID and the new Voter Authority Certificate which you can apply for if needed.

Voter ID information

Current elections

The election for the Police and Crime Commissioner will take place on Thursday 2 May 2024.

Please see the notice of election in the download panel below.

Key dates for the election on 2 May 2024

Notice of Election (beginning the nomination period) 26 March 2024
Poll cards dispatched 28 March 2024
Deadline for receipt nominations  5 April 2024, 4pm 
Publication of the Statement of Persons Nomination 8 April 2024, 4pm 
Postal votes dispatched for electors who already have a postal vote 15 April 2024
Deadline to register to vote 16 April 2024, 11.59pm 
Deadline to apply for a postal vote  17 April 2024, 5pm 
Deadline to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate 24 April 2024, 5pm 
Deadline to apply for a proxy vote  24 April 2024, 5pm 
Polling day  2 May 2024, 7am-10pm
Last updated 11 April 2024
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