PCC Elections - 6 May 2021

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected every four years. The last election was in May 2016 and the next election (originally scheduled for 7 May 2020) will now be on 6 May 2021.

Visit Choose my PCC for information about the candidates standing in this area and more about the elections.

There are firm rules about what this Office can do during the run-up to an election. If you want to find out more you can view the pre-election guidance.

Below are specific sections of extra information for candidates and voters.

The candidate section includes election correspondence our office has received, which we have made accessible to all candidates.

The voter section includes information on how to register to vote.

Candidate section

PCC role and responsibilities

To read about the roles and responsibilities of a PCC please visit the Home Office website.

Candidate briefing pack

We have produced a Kent Candidate Briefing Pack and The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) has also created a briefing pack for prospective candidates.


Other important information for candidates

Below is briefing material from the National Crime Agency and Eastern Region's Collaboration Programme.



Who to contact

If you are standing in the election, you may want to contact the Police Area Returning Officer, who runs the election for the Kent PCC.

Below is a list of those standing in this election.


Below is all of the correspondence the OPCC has received regarding the elections.


Voter Selection

Have your say

Learn how to register to vote.

Your PCC candidates

From 15 April, you will be able to find out information on the candidates standing for election in your police area. by following this link to.

Here is some brief information about the candidates standing.



Video outlining what a PCC is and what they do.