The Police Area Returning Officer (PARO) is responsible for administering the election in Avon and Somerset.

Police and Crime Commissioner elections use a supplementary voting system.

Find out more about the election, including key dates and how to vote on the PARO website. The website will be live shortly.

Register to vote

Please note, the Police and Crime Commissioner elections have been postponed until 6 May 2021.

You can vote at the Police and Crime Commissioner elections if you are registered to vote, are 18 and over and are: 

  • a British citizen
  • a European Union citizen living in the UK
  • a Commonwealth citizen who has leave to remain in the UK or who does not require such leave*

*Qualifying Commonwealth citizens are people who have leave (permission) to enter or remain in the UK, do not need to have such leave or are treated as having such leave.

Visit The Electoral Commission to register.

Remember to have your National Insurance Number at hand before you start.

Register to Vote by date to be confirmed.