Candidates must be:


  • at least 18 years old on the day of your nomination

  • a British citizen, an eligible Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any other member state of the European Union, and

  • registered as a local government elector in a local council area that is within the police area of Nottinghamshire, both at the time of your nomination and on polling day

You cannot stand for election if:


  • You have a conviction for an imprisonable offence

  • You are a serving civil servant, judge, police officer, member of police staff, member of staff of a Police and Crime Commissioner or member of the regular armed forces, employees of councils within Nottinghamshire, employees of a police related agency, employees of other government agencies, politically restricted post-holders, member of police staff or members of the police authority.  Members of Parliament and Members of the European Parliament can stand but would need to resign their seat if they were elected


The full range of disqualifications is complex and if you are in any doubt about whether you are disqualified, you must do everything you can to check that you are not disqualified before submitting your nomination papers.  Full details can be found on the Electoral Commission website.


If you want to stand for election you:


  • Must declare your intention to stand for election as a Police and Crime Commissioner by 4pm on the nineteenth working day before the poll.  This has now been confirmed as 4pm on Wednesday 8th April 2020.

  • Must complete and submit your nomination paper, including 100 signatures of registered electors for Nottinghamshire and submit a deposit of £5,000 to the local PARO.


Further information on standing for election is now available on the Electoral Commission website.

Nottinghamshire Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner 

Arnot Hill House

Arnot Hill Park


Nottingham      NG5  6LU 


T:  0115 844 5998

F:  0115 844 5081 


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