Police and Crime Commissioner Election - Thursday 2 May 2024

Cotswold District Council


The Police and Crime Commissioner Election which is taking place on Thursday 2 May 2024.

The election is for the PCC of Gloucestershire and is being run by the Police Area Returning Officer (PARO) based in Gloucester City Council.

Cotswold District Council Local Returning Officer, Robert Weaver will be conducting the election within our District on behalf of the PARO.

Our website includes a link to Gloucester City Council’s website where the notices, information for prospective candidates, lists of candidates and other key information will be held.

The list of candidates will be known after 4pm on Friday 5 April with a notice being published no later than 4pm on Monday 8 April.

Poll cards

Poll cards will be posted to all registered electors on 25 March. If anyone does not receive their poll card or has changed their address, name etc they should re-register at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote .

The same link can be used for residents who are not yet registered to vote. The deadline to register to vote at this election is Tuesday 16 April.

Postal and proxy voting

Anyone wishing to vote by post can apply online at www.gov.uk/apply-postal-vote . The deadline for making an application is 5pm on Wednesday 17 April.

Anyone wishing to appoint a proxy to vote on their behalf can apply online at www.gov.uk/apply-proxy-vote . The deadline for making an application is 5pm on Wednesday 24 April.

Paper forms are available by contacting this office.

Voter ID required

Anyone voting in person at a polling station will be required to provide an acceptable form of photo ID before being given their ballot paper.

Anyone needing a free Voter Authority Certificate should apply by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April at https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/voter/voter-id/applying-a-voter-authority-certificate or contact us for a paper form.

Polling stations

If anyone is unsure of their polling station, they can check the details on our website by entering their postcode.

If you have any questions relating to the election or electoral registration, please do get in touch.

Kind regards


Sarah Dalby

Electoral Services Manager/Deputy Returning Officer

01285 623002



Additional Documents

2024 PCC Notice of Submission of Election Addresses.pdf PCC Notice of Election.pdf