Elections and Voting

Elections 2024

Dyfed Powys Police Area - Police and Crime Commissioner Election - 2 May 2024

About the Role of Police and Crime Commissioner

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected by you to oversee how crime is tackled in your police force area. Their aim is to cut crime and ensure your police force is effective.

More information on candidates (opens in a new tab) is available. (2024 information to follow)

In Wales there are four Police Areas, with each area electing a Police and Crime Commissioner. The four Welsh police areas are:

  • Dyfed Powys
  • Gwent
  • North Wales
  • South Wales

The Dyfed Powys Police Area covers 4 voting areas and there's a Local Returning Officer for each:

  • Carmarthenshire
  • Ceredigion
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Powys

Eifion Evans is the Police Area Returning Officer for the Dyfed Powys Police Area for the May 2024 PCC Election and is responsible for the overall conduct of the PCC Election, including:


Key information for voting at the PCC Election


Voter ID

  • Electors have to show approved form of photo identification before voting in a polling station. Further information on Voter ID (opens in a new tab) is available.
  • If a voter does not have an accepted form of of photographic ID, they can apply for a Voter Authority Certificate (opens in a new tab) either online or by using a paper application.
  • Completed Voter Authority Certificate (VACs) applications must reach us before 5pm Wednesday 24th April.


 Postal Voting

  • Completed postal vote applications must reach us before 5pm Wednesday 17th April.
  • Applications to vote by post (opens in a new tab)
  • There will be limits to the number of postal votes that can be handed in - the maximum someone can hand in is 5 plus their own (total of 6).

 Proxy Voting

  • Completed proxy vote applications must reach us before 5pm Wednesday 24th April.
  • Applications to vote by proxy (opens in a new tab).
  • Electors will only be allowed to act as a proxy for up to 4 people, of whom no more than 2 can be 'domestic electors' (domestic electors are people who do not live overseas or are in the armed forces).






ID: 8944, revised 07/05/2024