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Elections and voting

Registering to vote

Registering to vote is quick and easy – it takes just a few minutes online.

Postal voting

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.

Page updated on: 9 January 2020

Electoral Registration and Elections Office

Address

Hackney Town Hall
Mare Street
E8 1EA

Opening times

  • Office hours: Mon to Fri, 9am - 5pm. Phone line: 020 8356 3232, Mon to Fri, 8am - 5pm