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Current Elections and Vacancies

National Assembly for Wales 2016

The National Assembly for Wales represents all of the people in Wales.

The Elections are held in 40 Assembly constituencies and 5 Assembly regions across Wales. This results in the election of 60 Assembly Members overall.

Within Wrexham there are 2 Assembly Members (AMs), one for each of the Assembly Constituencies – Wrexham and Clwyd South.

In addition, 4 Regional Members for the North Wales Electoral Region are elected to represent North Wales as a whole.

The AMs divide their time between work at the National Assembly in Cardiff and local work in the area they represent.

These elections are held on a 4-yearly basis, and the next election will be held on the 5 May 2016.

Important Dates

Who can vote

All British, Republic of Ireland and qualifying Commonwealth citizens are able to vote in the Assembly election. Citizens of a member state of the European Union and service voters who meet the above nationality requirements are also able to vote. Oversea electors are not able to vote in this election.

Nominations to stand as a candidate for the Assembly North Wales region and the Clwyd South and Wrexham constituencies close at 4pm on 7 April. We will publish the list of candidates standing in the Assembly North Wales region and also the Clwyd South and Wrexham constituencies on the Wrexham website after the deadline has closed.

Notices

Police and Crime Commissioner Elections 2016

Police and Crime Commissioners are accountable for how crime is tackled in their police force area.

The Commissioner for North Wales is responsible for holding the Chief Constable and north Wales Police to account on your behalf, and they will oversee how crime is tackled in North Wales and aim to ensure the Police are providing a good service.

The next Police and Crime Commissioner elections will be held on 5 May 2016.

Important Dates

Who can vote

All British, Republic of Ireland and qualifying Commonwealth citizens are able to vote in the Police and Crime Commissioner election. Citizens of a member state of the European Union and service voters who meet the above nationality requirements are also able to vote. Overseas electors are not able to vote in this election.

Nominations to stand as a candidate for the Police and Crime Commissioner election closes at 4pm on 7 April 2016. We will publish the list of candidates standing in North Wales on the Wrexham website after the deadline has closed.

Notices

Further notices will be published on this webpage in due course