A by-election for the post of South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner is set to take place on Thursday October 30 as a result of the resignation of Shaun Wright over the handling of the Rotherham sex abuse scandal. See "By-elections" for details of coverage of this poll.
A Commons by-election is set to take place at Rochester & Strood on Thursday November 20 as a result of the resignation of Mark Reckless as MP following his defection from the Conservatives to the UK Independence Party. See "By-elections" for details of coverage of this poll.
Contact Roger Smith or Chris Mead on the PA Elections Desk on 020 7963 7992; or via the PA main switchboard on 020 7963 7000; or the PA Help Desk. Alternatively use the e-mail form on the Contact us page.