Nomination deadline for Norfolk’s police and Crime Commissioner

Person voting at the polling booth

On Thursday 2 May residents in Norfolk will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them as the Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner.

If you wish to stand as a candidate in this election you will need to submit your nomination paper in person, by 4pm on Friday, 5 April 2024 to the Electoral Services Team, Horizon Centre, Peachman Way, Norwich, NR7 0WF. Nominations can be accepted on any working day (Monday-Friday) between the hours of 10am and 4pm from 27 March up to 4pm on 5 April.

It is a requirement at these elections for all voters attending at polling stations to take with them one form of photo ID, such as a driving licence, passport or bus pass. There is a Voter Authority Certificate available, free of charge, for those who don’t have any of the prescribed types of ID.

It is important to check now if you have one of the accepted types of ID and, if not, to apply now for a Voter Authority Certificate for free.

In order to vote in these important elections, residents must be on the electoral register and people who have not registered at their current address are being urged to make sure they are registered in time.

The deadline to register to vote is midnight on Tuesday 16 April. It takes just five minutes and can be done online at GOV.UK.

Any elector preferring to vote by post, can now apply online at GOV.UK. The deadline to apply for a postal vote for this election is 5pm on 17 April.

More information is available on our election pages.

Published: 20 March 2024