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Police and Crime Commissioner Election - Thursday 2 May 2024

The election of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for North Wales will take place on Thursday 2 May.


Results of Police and Crime Commissioner Election 2024
CandidateDescriptionNumber of Votes
DUNBOBBIN, Andrew Christopher Labour and Co-operative Party 31,950 - ELECTED
GRIFFITH, Ann Plaid Cymru - The Party of Wales 23,466
JONES, Brian Welsh Conservative Party Candidate 26,281
MARBROW, Richard David Welsh Liberal Democrats  7,129

The North Wales Police area is made up of 6 county/county borough councils, which have Local Returning Officers who are responsible for arranging and delivering the poll to the electors in their area. This covers the following council areas:

  • Anglesey County Council
  • Conwy County Borough Council
  • Denbighshire County Council
  • Flintshire County Council
  • Gwynedd Council
  • Wrexham County Borough Council

The Local Returning Officer for Flintshire is Neal Cockerton.

Notice of Election - Election of the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales Police Area

Notice of Poll - Police and Crime Commissioner Election North Wales Police Area 2024

Situation of Polling Stations 2024

The Role of Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs)

PCCs are elected by the public to hold the Chief Constable and the force to account, effectively making the police answerable to the communities they serve. They work in partnership across a range of agencies at local and national level to ensure there is a unified approach to preventing and reducing crime.

The Police Area Returning Officer

The ‘Police Area Returning Officer’ (PARO) is responsible for dealing with candidates and agents, the conduct of the poll and collating the total result across the North Wales Police area and declaring the result.

Ian Bancroft, the Chief Executive of Wrexham County Borough Council, has been appointed as the PARO for the North Wales Police area. You can find out further information at

Important dates

The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday 16 April (Midnight)

Register to vote online

The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm, Wednesday 17 April

Apply for a postal vote online

The deadline to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate (if you don’t have any suitable ID) is 5pm, Wednesday 24 April

Appy for a Voter Authority Certificate online

The deadline to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm, Wednesday 24 April

Apply for a proxy vote online


Voter ID

To vote at this election at a polling station voters will need to show photo ID. This will affect all voters who in person or by proxy.

Postal vote handling rules.

Your postal vote will be rejected if it is not returned correctly.

  • The easiest and most convenient way to return your postal vote is by posting it in a Royal Mail post box using the pre-paid envelope provided (envelope B)
  • Please allow sufficient time for your postal vote to reach us through the post. It must be received by the Local Returning Officer not later than 10pm on polling day.
  • If you are hand delivering your completed postal vote, for example at a polling station or County Hall, Mold (address on envelope B), you now need to complete a form. Our staff will help you with this.
  • You may hand deliver your own and no more than 5 other postal votes per election (6 in total).
  • If you are a political campaigner, you can only hand in your own postal vote, and those of close relatives or someone for whom you provide regular care.
  • Please DO NOT leave your postal vote in any Council Office post boxes or at any other Council and Connect offices.

You can find out more information on how to register to vote, apply for a postal or proxy vote, and how to vote (including information about voter ID) on the elections and electoral registration page.