Elections for local council and police and crime commissioner
On Thursday 6 May 2021 residents of the Isles of Scilly will go to the polls to determine who represents them on the local council and as police and crime commissioner for the Devon and Cornwall police force.
We have been preparing for Covid-safe elections and have taken steps to help you take part safely and confidently.
A set of Frequently Asked Questions and a Key Dates document may be found opposite.
In order to take effect for the elections on Thursday 6 May 2021:
• applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) by 19 April 2021.
• applications for new postal votes, or for amendments to existing postal and proxy votes, must reach the ERO by 5pm on 20 April 2021.
• applications to vote by proxy must reach the ERO by 5pm on 27 April 2021.
Police and Crime Commissioner election
A nomination pack for potential candidates for the local election may be found below, along with a recorded briefing session.