Local elections will be taking place on Thursday 6 May 2021.
Some of these elections have been delayed from 2020 due to Covid19 and some changes have been made as a result, please read this information carefully.
As well as guidance for polling day you will also find a timeline of key dates and deadlines which you may need to be aware of in order to vote in these elections.
Your polling station will also be clearly marked on your poll card, which you will receive after Monday 22 March it may be different from usual so please read your card carefully.
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The government announced on Wednesday 13 January that the polls would go ahead.
We will comply with all Government guidelines in force at the time of the poll.
This will include:
These may involve restricting access to the polling station if there are a large number of people trying to vote at the same time, please be prepared to wait outside until permitted to enter.
Notice of election will be published Monday 22 March.
Poll cards will be sent out around Monday 22 March.
Statements of persons nominated will be published at 4pm, Friday 9 April.
The deadline to register to vote in these elections is midnight, Monday 19 April.
The deadline to apply for a postal vote or make changes to your absent voting arrangement is 5pm, Tuesday 20 April.
Postal votes for electors that made their application before Thursday 1 April will be issued around Friday 16 April.
Postal votes for all other electors will be issued around Thursday 22 April.
The deadline to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm, Tuesday 27 April.
Poll and count agents will be appointed Wednesday 28 April.
Replacement lost postal ballot papers issued from Thursday 29 April.
We can receive emergency proxy vote applications up to 5pm, Thursday 6 May.
Poll is open from 7am until 10pm, Thursday 6 May.