Ceredigion residents urged to register to vote for PCC election

With only two weeks until the voter registration deadline for the Police and Crime Commissioner Election on 02 May 2024, Ceredigion County Council urges residents to make sure they are registered in time.

The deadline to register to voter is midnight on 16 April. Eligible voters can apply online at Register to vote – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) If you’ve moved house, you’ll need to register to vote at your new address.


For the first time in Wales, including Ceredigion, voters will need to show accepted form of photo ID to vote in some elections in Wales including Police and Crime Commissioner Elections. As a voter, you will be able to use expired photo ID if you are still recognisable from the photo.

If you do not have any form of accepted ID you can apply for a free ID, known as the Voter Authority Certificate here: Apply for photo ID to vote (called a ‘Voter Authority Certificate’) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). The deadline to apply for a free voter ID is 5:00pm on Wednesday, 24 April.

Your polling station may have changed since the last time you voted following the review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations late last year. To find out where your Polling Station is take a look at Maps of local areas in – Ceredigion County Council. Polling Stations will be open from 07:00am until 10:00pm on Thursday, 02 May 2024.

If you do not wish to vote in person, you can register for a postal vote until 5:00pm on Wednesday 17 April and before 5:00pm on Wednesday 24 April to vote by proxy. You can now apply online for a postal vote How to vote: Voting by post – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) or proxy vote How to vote: Voting by proxy – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).


Eifion Evans is the Returning Officer for Ceredigion County Council. He said: “With only two weeks to go, time is running out to make sure you can take part in the Police and Crime Commissioner Election. In order to vote in the elections, residents must be on the electoral register. So if you’re not registered by midnight 16 April, you won’t be able to take part. Remember that you’ll need Voter ID to vote in person for this election. If you don’t have any accepted form of ID, make an application for a Voter Authority Certificate before 5pm Wednesday, 24 April. We don’t want anyone to lose their right to vote.”

For more information visit www.ceredigion.gov.uk/policeandcrimecommissionerelection2024 or contact Ceredigion Electoral Services on 01545 572 032 or electoralservices@ceredigion.gov.uk


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