Kent Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election 2024

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Kent carries out several duties for victims of crime and holds the Chief Constable to account.

You can find out more on the:

PCC election 2024

Elections are being held for the Kent PCC on Thursday 2 May 2024.

Candidates

You can view the list of candidates on the Gravesham Borough Council's website.

Statutory timetable

Dates in the statutory timetable for the election are:

Activity

Statutory deadline

Notice of Election is published and the formal election period starts. The notice will not be published until Friday 22 March.

Friday 22 March

List of candidates standing in the election is published.

Monday 8 April

Last date we can accept applications to register in time to vote in this election.

Tuesday 16 April

Last date we can accept new applications for a postal vote (or to change a postal vote) for this election.

5pm, Wednesday 17 April

Last date for we can accept applications to appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf.

5pm, Wednesday 24 April

Last date we can accept applications for a Voter Authority Certificate.

5pm, Wednesday 24 April

Responsibility for the PCC election

The overall responsibility for the conduct of the election sits with the designated Police Area Returning Officer (PARO) for the Kent police force area. Gravesham Borough Council have been appointed the PARO for 2024.

Visit the PCC page on Gravesham Borough Council’s website

To find out more, visit the Choose my PCC website.

The result of the Kent PCC election will be published on Gravesham Borough Council's PCC results page on Sunday 5 May 2024, after the PARO has declared the results.

Registration

If you're already registered to vote, you can vote in this election (unless you are registered as an overseas elector) and do not need to re-register.

To check if you're already registered, email electoralservices@medway.gov.uk with your name and address including your postcode.

If you are not registered and want to vote in this election, you must register to vote before Tuesday 16 April 2024.

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Vote in the PCC election

Enter your postcode to find out more about voting in the election, including your polling station. 

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Voter ID

All voters must show accepted photo ID before they can vote.

If you turn up without a valid document, you will not be issued a ballot paper and will not be able to vote.

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