Poll cards issued for Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner election

Press Release

Published on 19 March 2024
Archived on 19 April 2024

106,788 poll cards notifying residents of the local election taking place across Stratford-on-Avon District for the Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner on Thursday 2 May 2024 are being sent out this week.

The poll cards inform residents across the District where their polling station is and when they can vote, from 7am until 10pm.

It's important to make a note of your polling station as some venues may have been changed.

If you misplace your poll card and need to find your polling station please visit Find Your Polling Station | Stratford-on-Avon District Council

Voters have a range of options for casting their ballot - in person, by post or by appointing someone they trust to vote in their place, known as a proxy vote.

Electors who wish to vote at a polling station must now show acceptable photo ID, such as a passport, driving licence, blue badge and certain bus passes. Full details and a list of acceptable photo ID are available on the Council's website at Voter ID at Polling Stations | Stratford-on-Avon District Council

If electors don't have suitable photo ID, they can apply for a free Voter Authority Certificate online at Apply for photo ID to vote (called a 'Voter Authority Certificate') - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April.

To be able to vote at this election residents must be aged 18 or over on the day of the poll, a British, Commonwealth, Irish or European citizen and be on the electoral register or have applied to be so by midnight on Tuesday 16 April

If in doubt, please contact Stratford District Council's Elections Office on 01789 260208 to check you are on the electoral register at your current address.

All completed postal vote application forms must be submitted before 5pm on Wednesday 17 April and applications for proxy votes close at 5pm on Wednesday 24 April.

For information on how to register to vote, or how to apply to vote by post or by proxy, voters can visit www.electoralcommission.org.uk/voter.

To register to vote visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

To apply for a postal vote visit www.gov.uk/apply-postal-vote

To apply for a proxy vote visit www.gov.uk/apply-proxy-vote

For all elections enquiries please contact Stratford District Council's elections office on 01789 260208.

Contact details

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Elizabeth House, Church Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire,
CV37 6HX
Tel: 01789 267575

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Last updated on 19/03/2024