Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner election set for Thursday 2 May 2024

Council News
17:10, Monday, 25th March 2024

The official notice for the upcoming Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner election has been released today. The election is set for Thursday 2 May 2024 and eligible voters within the Humberside Police force area can participate. All eligible electors will receive poll cards over the next few days.

Humberside Police covers four local authorities: East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull City Council, North Lincolnshire, and North East Lincolnshire.

Those interested in running for Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner can submit nomination papers from Tuesday 26 March to Friday 5 April 2024. Nomination process details are available on East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s website, and a list of candidates will be published on Monday 8 April.

For each police force area, one council acts as the lead authority to undertake the nominations of candidates, co-ordinate the elections and announce the results.

For Humberside Police force area, the lead authority is East Riding of Yorkshire Council. Their website also contains all of the information for this election, such as a timetable, information for candidates, results of the election, and other electoral processes.

In order to vote you now need to provide a form of identification at the polling station. Accepted forms of ID include a UK, European Economic Area (EEA) or Commonwealth passport or drivers’ licence; and some concessionary travel passes, such as an older person’s bus pass. Voters will be able to use expired ID if they are still recognisable from the photo.

Anyone who does not have one of the accepted forms of ID can apply for free ID online on the Government website.

Alternatively, residents can contact the election services team to request a Voter Authority Certificate application form by emailing elections@northlincs.gov.uk or calling 01724 296245.

The full list of accepted ID is available on the Electoral Commission’s website, along with more information about the new requirement and details of how to apply for the free ID.

Residents who are already registered to vote do not need to register again unless there have been any changes in their circumstances that they have not informed the council about. More information is on the Elections and Voting section of our website.