West Midlands by-election

An election for the police and crime commissioner for the West Midlands will take place on August 21. See which candidates are standing for election.

Police and crime commissioners were elected in 41 police force areas in November 2012. A by-election for the police and crime commissioner for the West Midlands will take place on the August 21.

 

About police and crime commissioners

Police and crime commissioners (PCCs) are elected by you to oversee how crime is tackled in your police force area. Their aim is to cut crime and to ensure your police force is effective

More information about PCCs

About voting

You need to be registered to be able to vote. If you are registered, and eligible to vote you can either vote in person at a polling station, by post, or by proxy (allowing someone you trust to vote on your behalf). This will be under the Supplementary Vote system and your ballot paper may look different from usual. To register to vote visit gov.uk/register-to-vote This link will open in a new window. and for more general information about your vote visit about my voteThis link will open in a new window..