Upcoming elections

There are a number of elections taking place on 6 May 2021:


To vote in the elections, you must first be registered to vote - you can register to vote online in just 5 minutes. The deadline for voter registration applications is 19 April 2021 for this election. 

You can then vote in the following ways:

  • in a polling station
  • vote by post (application deadline 20 April 2021, including changes/cancellations)
  • appoint someone you trust to vote on your behalf, known as a proxy vote (application deadline 20 April 2021, including changes/cancellations).

The first batch of postal votes will be posted on 19 April 2021. Any postal votes received after 8 April 2021 will be posted on 26 April. A timetable for the upcoming May 2021 elections can be found here

Find out more about elections on The Electoral Commission website