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Elections in 2024

On Thursday 2 May, there will be a Norwich City Council election, where a third of the council’s total seats will be voted for - one seat in each of the city’s 13 wards. The election for Norfolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner will take place on the same day.

Local elections are your chance to have your say on who represents you and your community. You will be selecting the people who set council policies, determine the council’s budgets and raise neighbourhood issues.

Here’s what you need to know so you can vote on Thursday 2 May:

You will need to make sure you are registered to vote before Tuesday 16 April at 11:59pm.

You can then vote:

Key dates for 2024

  • 26 March - Pre-election period starts
  • 16 April - Deadline to register to vote
  • 17 April (5pm) - Deadline to apply for a postal vote
  • 24 April (5pm) - Deadline to apply for a proxy vote
  • 2 May (7am –10pm) - Polling day
  • 2 May (5pm) - Deadline to apply for an emergency proxy
  • 3 May - Counting of Police and crime commissioner ballot papers and results 
  • 4 May - Counting of city council ballot papers and results

Voter ID

If you vote at a polling station, you will now need photo ID. Check whether you have the right photo ID on the government’s approved list.

If you do not have photo ID, you can apply for a free Voter Authority Certificate, before the deadline on Wednesday 24 April, 5pm.

Election notices

We will post notices here as they are published.

Notice of election - Norwich City Council election

Statements of persons nominated - find out who the candidates are in your area:

Notice of election agents

Notice of Poll (set to be published 25 April)

Election of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk

The election of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk will take place on Thursday 2 May 2024, with each district across Norfolk collecting and counting the votes in their area. Find more information on the Broadland and South Norfolk website, who have responsibility for coordinating this election for the county and announcing the overall result.

More information

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