Electoral offences

Your right to vote is personal - no-one should stop you from voting or interfere with your right to vote.

Calderdale Council and West Yorkshire Police work together to ensure that elections in Calderdale are free, fair and transparent. Procedures are in place, to detect and prevent electoral fraud, both in the lead up to and during the elections.

However, if you notice any suspicious activity, or become aware that electoral offences are, or may be, being committed, you should report it immediately to the Returning Officer.

The following activities are against the law:

How to report offences

You can report any illegal or suspicious activity by completing our online form: Reporting a suspected electoral offence

Electoral offences report form [PDF file 42KB]|PDF file

All reports will be treated with strict confidence and your identity will be protected.

Last Updated: 15/03/2016