Combined Police & Crime Commissioner and Derbyshire County Council elections 2020
Combined Police & Crime Commissioner and Derbyshire County Council elections
6 May 2021
A combined election is to take place on Thursday 6 May 2021, where residents within the Chesterfield borough have the opportunity to vote for the Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner and also vote in the Derbyshire County Council election.
Register to vote
If you aren't already registered to vote, the last date to register and be eligible to vote in this election is Monday 19 April 2021.
For more information on how to register to vote visit 'Registering to vote'.
Voting by post
Last day to apply for a postal vote or to make changes to an existing absent vote is by 5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021.
More information on how to register for a postal vote.
Voting by proxy
Last date to apply for a proxy vote is by 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021.
More information on how to register for a proxy vote.
Police and Crime Commisioner election information
You can find more information on this election on the Derby City Council website.
Under the terms of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011, Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) must:
- secure an efficient and effective police for their area
- appoint the Chief Constable, hold them to account for running the force and if necessary dismiss them
- set the police and crime objectives for their area through a police and crime plan
- set the force budget and determine the precept
- contribute to the national and international policing capabilities set up by the Home Secretary
- bring together community safety and criminal justice partners to make sure local priorities are joined up
Derbyshire County Council election information
Further information will be issued at a later date.