South Yorkshire by-election

A vacancy for the police and crime commissioner for South Yorkshire has arisen. Information about who is standing for election in South Yorkshire will be available on this site from 8 October.


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Elections for police and crime commissioners have now taken place. Shaun Wright has been elected as police and crime commissioner for South Yorkshire.

Statement by the Police Area Returning Officer for South Yorkshire

This website contains more information about those candidates (where provided) and other information useful to voters. The information provided by a candidate is their responsibility, and may not reflect the opinions of myself or my council.

As Police Area Returning Officer I am responsible for coordinating the election and announcing the result in South Yorkshire.

Police and Crime Commissioner Elections will be held in South Yorkshire on 15 November 2012; the candidates standing in that election, alphabetically by surname (as they will appear on the ballot paper), are:

  • ALLEN David (English Democrats - "More Police - Catching Criminals!")
  • ARNOTT Jonathan William (UKIP)
  • BONSON Nigel Stuart (The Conservative Party Candidate)
  • TEAL Robert (Liberal Democrat)
  • WRIGHT Shaun (Labour Party Candidate)

I can be contacted at:

Andrew Christopher Frosdick

Borough Secretary's Department,
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council,
PO Box 609,
S70 9FH


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