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Upcoming elections and polls

​​​​​​The next scheduled election in Cardiff is the Police and Crime Commissioner Election in May 2024. 

You will be required to show an approved form of photo ID to vote in person at this election. Find out more about what photo ID will be accepted and what to do if you do not have an approved form of photo ID

The key dates for this election are: 

  • Election day – Thursday 2 May 2024 
  • Deadline to register to vote – Tuesday 16 April 2024 at midnight
  • Deadline to apply to vote by post – Wednesday 17  April 2024 at 5pm 
  • Deadline to apply to vote by proxy – Wednesday 24 April at 5pm 
  • Deadline to apply for a VAC​ (if required) – Wednesday 24 April at 5pm​


Upcoming elections and polls
Requirements to vote at polling station
Police and Crime Commissioner
2 May 2024
Photo ID required
​UK Parliamentary 
Due to be held by 28 January 2025
(exact date to be confirmed)​
​Photo ID required
​Senedd Cymru
7 May 2026​
Photo ID not required​
​Local Government
6 May 2027​
Photo ID not required​

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