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AVON & SOMERSET PCC ELECTION RESULTS DECLARED

The result of the 2016 Police and Crime Commissioner election for the Avon and Somerset area has been declared by Police Area Returning Officer Dr Jo Farrar.

Make sure you know how to have your say on 5th May

Voters are being reminded to make sure they are ready to take part in the elections on Thursday 5 May.

More than 1.2million people are registered to vote in the Police and Crime Commissioner election for the Avon and Somerset police area.

Dr Jo Farrar, Police Area Returning Officer for Avon and Somerset, said: “With election day fast approaching, we want to make sure that everyone knows how to cast their vote with confidence on Thursday 5 May.

Voters urged to have their say in 5th May PCC election

Registered voters are being encouraged to have their say in the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election on Thursday 5th May, 2016. 

Councils are urging locals who are on the electoral register to make sure they vote in the PCC election by visiting their local polling station between 7am and 10pm on polling day or by returning their postal voting packs.

PCC for the Avon and Somerset Police Area – candidate information

Information has been released today to help voters to choose a Police and Crime Commissioner for the Avon and Somerset Police Area.

On Thursday 5 May 2016, voters across the Avon and Somerset Police area will go to the polls to elect a Police and Crime Commissioner.

Details about the following candidates have been published today at https://www.choosemypcc.org.uk/area/avon-somerset:

PCC for the Avon and Somerset Police Area – Statement of Persons Nominated

On Thursday 5 May 2016, voters across the Avon and Somerset Police area will go to the polls to elect a Police and Crime Commissioner.

The following people will be standing for election as Police and Crime Commissioner for the Avon and Somerset Police Area:

Get ready for the PCC election – make sure you’re registered to vote

Get ready for the PCC election – make sure you’re registered to vote

Today (Wednesday 30 March) Dr. Jo Farrar, the Avon and Somerset Police Area Returning Officer, has published the Notice of Election to inform residents that on Thursday 5 May 2016, voters across the Avon and Somerset Police area will go to the polls to elect a Police and Crime Commissioner.

Campaign launched to encourage voters in England to register ahead of elections in May

Major campaign launched to encourage voters in England to register ahead of elections in May

As a major national advertising campaign is launched across England to encourage voter registration ahead of Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections, people living in the Avon and Somerset Police area are being encouraged to visit www.avonpccelection2016.org.uk/register-to-vote to register to vote.

Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Elections 2016: use your vote!

Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Elections 2016: use your vote!

Residents are encouraged to have their say in the elections for a new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for the Avon and Somerset Police Area on Thursday 5 May.

The Police and Crime Commissioner, who is elected for a four-year term, is responsible for holding the Chief Constable and police force to account on behalf of the public, so it’s important that everyone votes for the person who they think will be best for the job.

Time's running out until polling day – are you registered to vote?

Less than two months left to register to vote at the police and crime commissioner elections on 5th may

 

To vote in an election you must be on the electoral register.

If you are not already registered at your current address you can register now at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. It’s easy and it only takes few minutes. 

 

The deadline to register to vote at the Police and Crime Commissioner election is Monday 18th April 2016.

About the election on the 5th May 2016

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.