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Elections and voting
London Mayor and Greater London Assembly elections 7 May
There are elections for the Mayor of London and Greater London Assembly Members on 7 May.
Registering to vote
Registering to vote is quick and easy – it takes just a few minutes online.
Postal voting – to qualify for a postal vote you must be registered to vote. If you intend to request a postal vote, we recommend you register to vote well in advance of the deadline.
Vote by proxy
Proxy voting – you can appoint someone else to cast your vote on your behalf if you have a valid reason: for example, if you are ill, are unable to get to a polling station or are abroad during the election.
Constituencies and wards
Constituencies and wards – there are 2 constituencies in Hackney: Hackney North and Stoke Newington, and Hackney South and Shoreditch. Hackney has 21 wards in total.
Previous election results
Previous election results – this section contains links to previous election results in Hackney.
How to become a councillor
How to become a councillor – whatever needs changing in your neighbourhood, you could be the person to change it by becoming a local councillor. No other role gives you a chance to make such a huge difference to quality of life for people in your local area.