Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner election 2021
The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner election for Essex scheduled for 7 May 2020 been postponed until Thursday 6 May 2021 and will be held with the Essex County Council elections that year.
Regulations have been laid in Parliament to defer the holding of all types of polls until 6 May 2021.
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioners are elected every four years. The last election was in May 2016 and the election scheduled for 7 May 2020 will now be held, along with Essex County Council election, on 6 May 2021
The election process
Adrian Pritchard, the Chief Executive at Colchester Borough Council will act as the Essex Police Area Returning Officer (PARO) for the PFCC election on Thursday, 6 May 2021. He will have overall responsibility for co-ordinating and running the election across the whole of the county, although local Returning Officers at District/Borough level have responsibility for overseeing arrangements in their areas.
To be published - Notice of Poll - Election of a Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex Police Area
For information on the candidates standing for the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for the Essex police area go to the Choose My PCC site.
Name of candidate
(address in Brentwood & Ongar Constituency)
The Conservative Party Candidate
Robin Charles William
Quires Green, Willingale, Essex,
English Democrats - "More Police - Catching Criminals!"
(address in Harlow Constituency)
Labour and Co-operative Party
7 St John`s Road, Epping, CM16 5DN
Information for voters
Poll cards will be sent out to all households around 1 April 2021
If you do not receive a poll card by Friday 9 April 2021 this may mean you are not registered to vote especially if you have moved house in the last few months - call 01799 510510 to check. To register to vote go to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
Students - to take part in this election you will need to be registered to vote.
The deadline to register is midnight, Monday 19 April 2021 and you can register at both home and university - but you can only vote once.
If you want to vote somewhere else from where you are currently (for example, you can vote at your university address if you'll be at home) you can apply for a postal vote.
We have over 50 venues used as polling stations on polling day and appoint some 200 polling staff.
► Find my polling station (information to be confirmed)
Anyone interested in standing as a candidate for the PFCC election should contact the Essex Police Area Returning Officer (PARO), Adrian Pritchard, at Colchester Borough Council.