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Sussex Police and crime commissioner election

On 15 November 2012, in the first ever elections, 41 new police and crime commissioners will be elected across England and Wales to give you a say when it comes to cutting crime in your area. Find out about the five candidates standing for election in the Sussex police force area:

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Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election results

The Argus: Polling stations open for the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election at 7am until 10pm

9:52am Friday 16th November 2012

Live updates from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election count at the Corn Exchange, Brighton

Voters shun election Sussex Police commissioner election

The Argus: Waiting for voters at Preston Park polling station this morning

10:30am Friday 16th November 2012

Polling stations across Sussex stood empty yesterday as voters shunned the first ever Police and Crime Commissioner elections

Soapbox: High poll needed to give the new police chief real credibility

The Argus: Polling stations open for the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election at 7am until 10pm

12:50pm Thursday 15th November 2012

University criminologist Professor Peter Squires writes of his fears that the new police commissioners will lead to populist “tough justice”.

Confusion predicted as police poll brings new voting system

The Argus: Waiting for voters at Preston Park polling station this morning

10:53am Thursday 15th November 2012

Confusion is expected at the polls when the people of Sussex vote for their first Police and Crime Commissioner today

It’s not the law but we shouldn’t ignore opportunity to vote

10:09am Thursday 15th November 2012

The election almost no one wants takes place today for police and crime commissioners and there is likely to be a record low poll, writes Adam Trimingham

It's police commissioner judgement day, and you're the judge - will you be swayed?

6:00pm Wednesday 14th November 2012

Thursday, November 15, sees the voting for 41 police and crime commissioners (PCCs) across England and Wales. Electing one for Sussex has proved a point of debate for readers of The Argus I am disgusted by the sham election for police and crime commissioner (PCC).

Who will get your vote for Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner?

The Argus: Polling stations open for the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election at 7am until 10pm

1:40pm Wednesday 14th November 2012

The five people bidding to become Sussex’s first Police and Crime Commissioner on Thursday, November 15 share their thoughts on legalising drugs, sharing information about paedophiles, whether Asbos have worked and bringing back the death penalty. Kimberly Middleton reports

Turnout concerns for Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election

The Argus: George Wells, 20, supermarket worker from Brighton said:"I'm not aware of the election. I haven't received any information at all but I will probably be voting. See more views in our video vox pop

10:50am Tuesday 13th November 2012

Just 40 per cent of the public polled in a survey by The Argus say they will vote in Thursday’s inaugural police commissioner election, and a video poll found people who had no information about candidates

Divided views on eve of new Sussex police chief election

The Argus: Brighton and Hove City Councillor Graham Cox

12:08pm Monday 12th November 2012

One of Sussex’s top retired policemen has claimed the former system of scrutinising officers did not listen to the public

Criminal truth about dream of localism

The Argus: Tim Ridgway considers the impact of new Police and Crime Commissioners on policing

11:39am Thursday 1st November 2012

Sussex goes to the polls in three weeks for one of the most important votes in recent memory, yet people are left cold at the thought of voting for Police and Crime Commissioners

Sussex Police Commissioner: Who will get your vote?

7:30am Wednesday 24th October 2012

The ballot papers can now be drawn up for the elections for the first Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner.

Candidates

The Argus: Godfrey Daniel
Labour: Godfrey Daniel


The Argus: David Rogers
Liberal Democrat: David Rogers

The Argus: Ian Chisnall
Independent: Ian Chisnall

The Argus: Katy Bourne
Conservative: Katy Bourne

The Argus: Tony Armstrong
UK Independence Party: Tony Armstrong


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