May 2nd Elections

Elections 2024

Elections for the Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner will take place on Thursday 2 May 2024.

Information about the role of the Police and Crime Commissioner can be found on the Nottinghamshire PCC website.  

Rushcliffe Borough Council is the lead authority for the Nottinghamshire Police Area, which is covered by eight local authorities in total:

It is expected that an election for the East Midlands Combined County Authority Mayor will also take place on Thursday 2 May 2024. Further information will appear on this page when it is available.

Voting Method 

For the first time in their history, these elections will use the First Past the Post voting method on Thursday 2 May 2024.

Each local authority will count their own votes and provide their figures to Rushcliffe Borough Council. Once all the results are collated, Rushcliffe will declare who is elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire and their web page will be updated with the result.

How can I stand as a candidate in the PCC Election?

Information in relation to how to stand as a candidate, the prospective Candidate and Agents Briefing, and the nomination Process can be found at www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/elections/elections/

Voting on Thursday 2 May 2024

You need photo ID to vote at elections this May.

The UK Government has introduced a requirement in 2023 for voters to show photo ID when voting at a polling station at all elections in England.

Further information can be found at  https://www.bassetlaw.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections-in-bassetlaw/voter-identification/ 

How do I register to vote?

To vote in these elections, you must be registered to vote by 11:59pm on Tuesday 16 April 2024.

If you’ve never registered, have recently moved to a different address, or changed your name, register to vote online. You can also apply by completing a paper application form.

If you need help registering to vote, or want to request a paper application form, please contact the Electoral Services team by emailing elections@bassetlaw.gov.uk  or calling 01909 533252.

Are there other ways to vote?

You can apply to vote by post or by proxy (where you appoint someone to vote on your behalf).

In order to vote by post, you’ll need to complete a postal vote application form and make sure we receive it by 5pm on Wednesday 17 April.

You can now apply online apply for a postal vote online.  If you are not able to complete the online application, you can download a paper application form from the Government website.  You will need your National Insurance number to hand when applying to vote by post.

In order to vote by proxy, you’ll need to complete a proxy vote application form and make sure we receive it by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April.

In some circumstances, you can apply online apply for a proxy vote online.  If you are not able to complete the online application, you can download a proxy vote application form from the Government website.  You will need your National Insurance number to hand when applying to vote by proxy. 

For more information about postal and proxy voting, visit The Electoral Commission website  

Do you need support accessing your polling station?

Information in relation to accessibility at polling stations can be found on our Accessible Voting page.

If you have any accessibility needs when you visit your polling station, please let us know by emailing elections@bassetlaw.gov.uk or call us on 01909 533252.


Last Updated on Monday, February 19, 2024