May 2024 elections

Elections that are taking place on 2 May 2024

  • Police and Crime Commissioner Election – Sussex Wide

Candidate information 

Candidate information will be available from 4pm on Monday 8 April 2024.

The PCC’s responsibilities


  • appointing the Chief Constable and holding them to account
  • setting the police objectives and priorities in conjunction with the Chief Constable
  • setting the force budgets and the police precept for Council Tax
  • working with partners to fund community safety activities to tackle crime and disorder

For more detailed information about the role please visit the Sussex PCC website.

Previous Sussex PCC election results

Election and referendum results

Key dates to note

key dates to note for May 2024 election
Event Date

Everyone in your household who is eligible will receive a poll card 

2 March 2024 to 9 April 2024 

Today is the last day you can register to vote in these elections

16 April 2024

Today is the last day you can apply for and return your postal vote form or make amendments to any existing voting arrangements. If you would like to vote by post, apply now to make sure your application is processed early

17 April 2024 by 5pm

Today is the last day you can apply for and return your:

  • proxy vote application
  • voter authority certificate application

24 April 2024 by 5pm

Ballot papers posted to those that have applied to vote by post

18 to 26 April 2024

Get ready to vote - today is polling day

2 May 2024, 7am to 10pm

Elections timetable

Election timetable to be available soon.