Police and Crime Commissioner election May 6 2021

Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.


The Police and Crime Commissioner election will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021 following this election timetable.

Election notices

Notices for these Police and Crime Commissioner elections will be published on the Exeter City Council website.

Candidates and agents

To be a candidate at the Police and Crime Commissioner elections, please contact the Elections team at Exeter City Council.  The team will be leading these elections for the Devon and Cornwall Police area.

Please go to the website of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall for information on the role of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Further information will also appear on the choosemypcc website during the elections.

Are you registered to vote? 

The electoral register, also known as the electoral roll, is a list of everyone who is entitled to vote. 

You must be on the register to be able to vote at an election. Are you registered?

To vote in these elections, anyone who has never registered or has recently moved must have registered by Monday 19 April.

People must re-register if they’ve changed address, name or nationality.

If you are already registered you do not need to apply again unless your circumstances have recently changed.

To register to vote, please go to our Register to vote page.

Further information about registering to vote can be found on the Electoral Commission website.

There is also a step-by-step easy read guide to registering to vote online.

Different ways to vote

You can vote in an election in different ways:

  • In person
  • By post
  • By proxy - you can appoint someone else to vote for you. 

There is more information on our different ways to vote page. 

Need help?

Most issues can be resolved online, it's the quickest and most convenient way to get help.

Use our contact us form

Your feedback is important to us

Help us improve our service

Give feedback about your experience