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The next Police and Crime Commissioner elections are on 7th May 2020.

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PCC Candidate Briefing

The APCC have produced a candidate briefing providing guidance, advice and information for anyone interested in standing as a candidate in the 2020 Police and Crime Commissioner elections.

PCC Candidate Briefing



ICVA Briefing for Police and Crime Commissioner Candidates 2020

ICVA Briefing for Police and Crime Commissioner Candidates 2020 (Welsh)

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PCC Election Results


The second set of elections for the office of PCC were held on the 5th of May 2016. The number of elected PCCs reduced from 41 to 40, because responsibility for PCC functions in Greater Manchester now falls within the remit of the Mayor of Greater Manchester Mayor who was elected for the first time in May 2017.

Summary of Results


  • 20 Conservative (50% of 40)
  • 15 Labour (37.5%)
  • 3 Independent (7.5%)
  • 2 Plaid Cymru (5%)

Overall vote share:

  • 34.3% Labour (40 candidates)
  • 29.3% Conservative¬†(40 candidates)
  • 8.1% Independent (25 candidates)
  • 2.6% Plaid Cymru (4 candidates)


Here are the results of the first ever PCC election, which took place on the 15th November 2012.

Summary of results


  • 16 Conservative (39% of 41)
  • 13 Labour (31.7%)
  • 12 Independent (29.2%)

Overall vote share:

  • 33% Labour
  • 27% Conservative
  • 22% Independent (Independents did not contest seven seats)