Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected every four years. The last election was in May 2016 and the next election will be on 7th May 2020.
To read about the roles and responsibilities of a PCC please visit the Home Office website.
To read more about elections and voting, the election guidance for PCCs, including qualifications for standing as a candidate, please visit the Electoral Commission website.
If you are interested in standing as a candidate in the 2020 Police and Crime Commissioner elections, you can also find guidance, advice and information in the PCC Candidate Briefing produced by the Association of PCCs.
More information regarding the elections in 2020 will be available on this website as guidance becomes available. Please revisit this page for any updates.
The Association of Police & Crime Commissioners (APCC) has also produced a short video which explains how the public can have their say about who their local PCC is: