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Police and Crime Commissioner and Tees Valley Combined Authority Mayoral Elections 2 May 2024

On Thursday 2 May 2024 there will be two elections taking place in Stockton-on-Tees: The Police and Crime Commissioner for the Cleveland Police Area, and the Tees Valley Combined Authority Mayoral election.

Both elections now use the first-past-the-post voting system, where you vote for a single candidate, and the candidate with the most votes wins the election.

A candidates and agents briefing for any potential candidates was held on Tuesday 19 March in the Jim Cooke Suite of Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton.

Important documentation:

Police and Crime Commissioner Election

Police and Crime Commissioner Election Notice (PDF) [139KB]

PARO Election Addresses Notice (PDF) [83KB]

Nomination Information Pack for the May 2024 Police and Crime Commissioner Election (PDF) [2MB]

Statement of Persons Nominated for the May 2024 PCC Election (PDF) [80KB]

Notice of Election Agents for the May 2024 PCC Election (PDF) [80KB]

Tees Valley Combined Authority Mayoral Election

Election of a Mayor for the Tees Valley Combined Authority Notice (PDF) [127KB]

Nomination Information Pack for the May 2024 Tees Valley Combined Authority Mayoral Election (PDF) [3MB]

Statement of Persons Nominated for the May 2024 TVCA Mayoral Election (PDF) [84KB]

Notice of Election Agents for the May 2024 TVCA Mayoral Election (PDF) [80KB]

Register to vote

You must be registered to vote to vote at these elections. It's quick and easy to register to vote online by visiting the Gov.uk website. You need to have done this by midnight on Tuesday 16 April 2024. If you can't register online, please contact our Voter Registration Helpline on 01642 526196 and we will arrange a paper application for you.

Ways to vote

Voting in person

You can find out where your polling station is by checking your poll card, which will be delivered to you in advance of the election, or by checking on the Where Do I Vote website. The polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm.

Please note that you will need a valid form of photo ID to vote in person. You can check the accepted forms of ID on the Electoral Commission website. If you haven't got a valid photo ID, you'll need to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate (or VAC). You can apply for a free VAC on the Government's website. You'll need to do this before 5.00pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024.

Voting by post or by proxy

You can apply for a postal vote and join 47,000 others in the Borough who have already registered. If you want a postal vote for these elections, make sure you apply early: before 5pm on Wednesday 17 April. There's more information about postal voting on our ways to vote page.

Voting by proxy means that you appoint someone you trust to vote on your behalf and is a convenient way of voting if you are unable to get to the polling station. Contact the Voter Registration Helpline on 01642 526196 to register for a proxy vote before 5.00pm Wednesday 24 April 2024.