Police and Crime Commissioner election

The Police & Crime Commissioner election was held on 2 May 2024 along with the Combined County Authority Mayoral election.

The results can be viewed here. 

The role of the Police and Crime Commissioner

The Police and Crime Commissioner is responsible for holding the Chief Constable and police force to account on the public's behalf, oversees how crime is tackled in their area and aims to make sure the police are providing a good service. Their role includes:

  • meeting the public regularly to listen to their views on policing
  • producing a police and crime plan setting out local policing priorities
  • deciding how the budget will be spent
  • appointing Chief Constables and dismissing them if needed.

For more information about the role of the Police and Crime Commissioner, please visit the Nottinghamshire Police's website (opens in a new window).

The voting system

Each voter has one vote.

The total votes in the Mansfield District are added together with the totals from each of the Nottinghamshire local authorities.

The Nottinghamshire Police & Crime Commissioner candidate who gets the most votes is elected.

This system is called first past the post.