NOTICE OF ELECTION

NOTICE OF ELECTION

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Police and Crime Commissioner Election
Avon and Somerset Police Area

  1. An election is to be held for the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Avon and Somerset Police Area.
  2. Nomination papers can be obtained from the office of the Police Area Returning Officer at the Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW, between 10am and 4pm on any working day after publication of this notice.
    Copies of the nomination papers can be downloaded from www.avonpccelection.org.uk
    Copies can also be requested either by calling 01225 477431 or by emailing elections@bathnes.gov.uk
  3. Nomination papers must be hand delivered to the office of the Police Area Returning Officer at the Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW, between 10am and 4pm on any working day after publication of this notice but no later than 4pm on Thursday 8 April 2021. Candidates and agents are advised to book an appointment to submit their nomination papers, either by calling 01225 477431 or by emailing elections@bathnes.gov.uk
  4. The £5,000 deposit can be paid: (a) by legal tender, or (b) by means of a banker’s draft from a drawer which carries on business as a banker in the United Kingdom, or (c) by electronic transfer of funds.
  5. If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.
  6. New applications to register to vote must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer (contact details below) by midnight on Monday 19 April 2021.
    Applications can be made online via www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
  7. New applications to vote by post or by postal proxy, and amendments or cancellations to existing postal or proxy arrangements, must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021.
  8. New applications to vote by proxy must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021.
  9. Applications to vote by emergency proxy on the grounds of a medical emergency or for work/service reasons must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 6 May 2021. The medical emergency must have occurred after 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021. To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware after 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021 that they cannot go to the polling station in person.
    Voting Area Electoral Registration Officers’ Contact

Voting Area Electoral Registration Officers’ Contact Details

Bath and North East Somerset Address: Electoral Registration Officer, Bath & North East Somerset Council, Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW
Telephone: 01225 477333 Email: elections@bathnes.gov.uk

Bristol Address: Electoral Registration Officer, Electoral Services, 5th Floor B Bond Warehouse, Smeaton Road, Bristol, BS1 8XN
Telephone: 0117 922 3400 Email: electoral.services@bristol.gov.uk

Mendip Address: Electoral Registration Officer, Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT
Telephone: 01749 341479 Email: elections@mendip.gov.uk

North Somerset Address: Electoral Registration Officer, North Somerset Council, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1UJ
Telephone: 01934 634909 Email: electoral.services@n-somerset.gov.uk

Sedgemoor Address: Electoral Registration Officer, Sedgemoor District Council, Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, TA6 3AR
Telephone: 0300 303 7800 Email: electoral.services@sedgemoor.gov.uk

Somerset West and Taunton Address: Electoral Registration Officer, Somerset West and Taunton Council, West Somerset House, Killick Way, Williton, TA4 4QA
Telephone: 01823 358692 Email: elections@somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk

South Gloucestershire Address: Electoral Registration Officer, South Gloucestershire Council, PO Box 1953, Bristol, BS37 0DB
Telephone: 01454 863030 Email: electoral.services@southglos.gov.uk

South Somerset Address: Electoral Registration Officer, South Somerset District Council, Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil, BA20 2HT
Telephone: 01935 462462 Email: elections@southsomerset.gov.uk

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