Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Election - 6th May 2021

The Police and Crime Commissioner election originally scheduled to be held on Thursday 7th May 2020, will now be held on Thursday 6th May 2021.  

Voting at Police and Crime Commissioner Elections

Polling stations across the North Kesteven District Council area will open at 7am and close at 10pm to elect a Commissioner.

To date, to vote in a Police and Crime Commissioner election, you must:

  • be registered to vote
  • be 18 or over on the day of the election (‘polling day’)
  • be a British, Irish, Commonwealth or EU citizen
  • be resident at an address in England or Wales (excluding London)
  • not be legally excluded from voting

Police and Crime Commissioners are elected using the Supplementary Vote system. 

The ballot paper will list the Police and Crime Commissioner candidates, with two columns for marking your first choice and second choice.

In the first column, you mark a cross [X] next to the candidate who is your first choice. For your vote to be counted, you need to cast a first choice vote.

In the second column, you can mark a cross [X] next to the candidate who is your second choice. You do not have to mark a second choice.

If only two candidates stand in your area, the election will use the first-past-the-post system. You can only vote for one candidate in this instance, by putting a cross [X] in the box next to your choice.

Key election dates

Key dates for the Police and Crime Commissioner Election will appear here in due course.

Becoming a Candidate

A briefing for prospective candidates and agents will be held at City Hall, Beaumont Fee, Lincoln. A date and time for this will be confirmed in due course.

For further information please visit the Police and Crime Commissioner Election on the City of Lincoln Council website.

Becoming a Candidate

If you intend to stand as a candidate you must complete a nomination paper, home address form, consent to nomination and any other relevant forms contained in the nomination pack. A nomination pack will be available from City of Lincoln Council, Electoral Services. For further information please visit the Police and Crime Commissioner Election on the City of Lincoln Council website.

If you are interested in standing as a candidate and would like some advice or information, then please contact City of Lincoln Electoral Services on 01522 881188.