- Category: Elections and voting
- Last Updated: 27 April 2016
North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Election - Thursday 5, May 2016
The next elections for the Police and Crime Commissioners will be held on 5 May 2016.
Further details about the election process and how to stand will be issued by the Electoral Commission in the near future. This will include the details of how to be nominated and the deposit, appointing agents, and campaign spending.
A person may stand as a PCC if:
- they are 18 or over
- they are a British, Commonwealth or EU citizen
- they are registered to vote in the North Yorkshire area
A person may not stand as a PCC if:
- they have been convicted of an imprisonable offence
- they are a serving; civil servant, judge, police officer, member of the regular armed forces, employee of a council within the force area, employee of a police related agency, employee of another government agency, politically restricted post-holder, member of police staff (including PCSOs) or member of a police authority
MEPs, MSPs, AMs and MPs will be able to stand as PCCs, but will need to stand down from their existing post before being able to accept the post of PCC.
Nomination packs will be available from this website or from the Electoral Commission website or direct from the Police Authority Returning Officer at Ryedale House, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7HH.
Elections for the Police and Crime Commissioners are held every four years, with Ryedale part of the election for the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner.
More information on the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections can be found here.
EU Referendum - Thursday 23, June 2016
Please note that there are no nominations for this referendum.