About the Police and Crime Commissioner elections

The elections will happen in the Avon and Somerset Police Area and the other 40 police force areas in England and Wales on Thursday 5 May 2016. Each area will elect one Police and Crime Commissioner.

The Police and Crime Commissioner elected in May will serve for four years. The next elections will take place in May 2020.

Who is standing for election?

The list of candidates standing for election in the Avon and Somerset Police Area will be published on this website on Friday 8 April 2016.