On Thursday 6 May 2021, there will be an election for the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Bedfordshire.
Robin Porter will be the Police Area Returning Officer (PARO) for the PCC election in Bedfordshire. He is responsible for the coordination of the election across the whole of the county.
Philip Simpkins will be the Local Returning Officer (LRO) for Bedford Borough. He will have responsibility for overseeing arrangements in the Borough of Bedford.
Counting of the votes cast in Bedford Borough will take place at Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford on Friday 7 May 2021.
The LRO will make a declaration of votes cast in the Borough’s areas and the PARO will make the final declaration of the result for the whole of Bedfordshire.
- Notice of Election (PDF)
- Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll (PDF)
- Notice of Situation of Polling Places (PDF)
Briefing for candidates and agents are being conducted by Luton Borough Council.
Please contact Sam Freer on 01582 546088 if you require any information about these briefing sessions.
Guidance for candidates and agents at Police and Crime Commissioner elections is available on the Electoral Commission website.
Deadlines for the PCC election
The deadline to register to vote for this election is Monday 19 April 2021.
The deadline for new proxy vote applications is Tuesday 27 April 2021 at 5pm.