Police and Crime Commissioner Election, Local by-elections and Neighbourhood Planning Referendums will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021
Polls open on Thursday 6 May 2021 for the Police and Crime Commissioner Election, Local by-elections and Neighbourhood Planning Referendums.
Herefordshire polling stations will open at 7am and close at 10pm.
All polling stations will be run in accordance with coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines to ensure the safety of people wishing to visit the facilities to vote. Voters are required to wear a face covering and observe social distancing. Polling station staff will be wearing personal protective equipment (PPE). Hand sanitiser will be provided at the venues and the facilities will be cleaned regularly throughout the day. We may have to limit the number of people in a polling place at any one time. Voting may take longer than normal, so please allow extra time for your visit.
The polling stations are accessible to everyone and polling station staff are trained to help in any way they can. A magnifying glass, a tactile voting device and a copy of the ballot paper in large format are available in every polling station.
Postal votes must be received by 10pm on Thursday 6 May 2021. If you miss the post, you can hand it in to the electoral team at Hereford Town Hall or at any polling station in the electoral area before 10pm on Thursday 6 May 2021.
The verification of the votes for the Police and Crime Commissioner elections will be on the morning of Friday 7 May and the vote count will take place on Monday 10 May.
The counting of the votes for the Local Government by-election and the Neighbourhood Planning Referendums will take place on the afternoon of Friday 7 May.
For more information on the 6 May elections and referendums, including the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections and details on how to vote visit: www.herefordshire.gov.uk/elections