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Police and Crime Commissioner election

An election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Wiltshire police authority took place on Thursday 2 May 2024. The police authority area includes Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council.

Result of the 2024 Wiltshire Police and Crime Commissioner election

The result of the Wiltshire Police and Crime Commissioner Election was declared on 4 May 2024 at County Hall, Trowbridge.

The results were as follows:

Stanka Adamcova, Labour and Co-operative Party: 36,345  (12,115 in Wiltshire and 24,230 in Swindon)

Alan Hagger, Liberal Democrats: 20,485 (16,720 in Wiltshire and 3,765 in Swindon)

Mike Rees, Independent: 29,035 (19,754 in Wiltshire and 9,281 in Swindon)

Philip Wilkinson, Conservative and Unionist Party: 38,578 (24,503 in Wiltshire and 14,075 in Swindon)

Philip Wilkinson is duly elected.

The turnout across Wiltshire and Swindon was 22.72% with 125,927 verified votes cast in total.

The individual turnouts were 31.25% in the Swindon local authority area and 19.02% in the Wiltshire authority area.

The overall total number of verified votes in the Swindon local authority area was 52,343 (out of an electorate of 167,521).

The overall total number of verified votes in the Wiltshire local authority area was 73,584  (out of an electorate of 386,384).

There were 1,484 ballot papers rejected.

Election Timetable
DateEvent
Tuesday 26 March 2024Publication of the Notice of Election
Wednesday 27 March 2024 to Friday 5 April 2024Nominations are open between 10am and 4pm on working days 
4pm on Friday 5 April 2024Deadline for the submission of nomination papers 
4pm on Friday 5 April 2024Deadline for the withdrawals of nomination papers
4pm on Friday 5 April 2024Deadline for the appointment of election agents 
Monday 8 April 2024 Publication of the statement of persons nominated at this election 
Midnight on Tuesday 16 April 2024 Deadline to register to vote 
5pm on Wednesday 17 April 2024 Deadline to apply for a new postal vote or change an existing postal or proxy vote 
5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024 Deadline to apply for a new proxy vote 
5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024 Deadline to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate
Thursday 25 April 2024 Deadline for the appointment of polling agents and count agents 
Friday 26 April 2024 First date that postal voters can request replacements for lost or spoilt postal votes 
Thursday 2 May 2024 Polling Day - polling stations are open between 7am and 10pm 
5pm on Thursday 2 May 2024 Last time that electors can be given a replacement for lost or spoilt postal votes 
5pm on Thursday 2 May 2024 Deadline to apply for an emergency proxy 
Monday 10 June 2024Deadline to return candidate election expenses

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