This article was published on November 7, 2012 and information contained within may now be out of date.
Local residents are being reminded to use their vote in the inaugural Police and Crime Commissioner Election next week.
The election, which is the first of its’ type in the country, is taking place on Thursday 15 November. Polling cards have been distributed to voters.
Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on polling day. If you have a postal votes and have missed the postal collection, postal votes can be dropped off at any polling station in East Lindsey before 10pm. The vote will take place on November 16.
All local residents who are eligible to vote are encouraged to ensure that they use their vote.
For more information on candidates and the election itself, please visit the Home Office website.
Police and Crime Commissioner Candidates for Lincolnshire:
(in alphabetical order by surname)
David Bowles – Independent
Richard Davies – Conservative
Paul Gleeson – Labour
Alan Hardwick – Independent
More information about the candidates can be found on the BBC website.