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.
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..