Police and Crime Commissioner election

Published: 26 March 2024

People living in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse will be able to vote for their next Thames Valley Area Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) on Thursday 2 May.

The PCC election will give residents across the Thames Valley the opportunity to select the individual who will be responsible for overseeing how crime is tackled and that the policing needs of communities across the region are met.

The list of candidates standing for election will be published on Monday 8 April, then electors will be able to read the PCC candidates’ manifestos from 10 April at choosemypcc.org.uk

Anyone registered to vote will be eligible to have their say in the election. The voter registration deadline for the PCC election is 11:59pm on Tuesday 16 April. Registering to vote only takes five minutes at gov.uk/register-to-vote

To vote at a polling station you must bring photo ID with you – a wide range of photo ID will be accepted, including passports, driving licences and cards with a PASS Mark – you can see the full list of accepted ID on the Electoral Commission website.

If you don’t have the accepted photo ID – apply NOW for a free voter ID document known as a Voter Authority Certificate on the Electoral Commission website. The deadline for applications for this election is 5pm on Wednesday 24 April.

The result of the election will be announced on Saturday 4 May at Newbury Racecourse.