Local and Mayoral Elections 2022

Notice of election – March 2022

Who are the candidates?

Who is eligible to vote in these elections? 

All residents on the electoral register are eligible to vote in these elections, except for British citizens living overseas.

If you are not registered to vote then you can register online – it takes just a few minutes.

Registration deadline

The last date to register to vote in this election is midnight on 14 April 2022.

Postal vote deadline

The last date to submit a postal vote application is 5pm on 19 April 2022. 

Proxy vote deadline

The last date to submit a proxy vote application is 5pm on 26 April 2022. 

Mayoral candidate address booklet

In Mayoral elections, the Returning Officer is required to compile a candidate address booklet. All candidates will be asked if they wish to provide a statement. The booklet will be sent to all voters in the post. 

COVID-19

In polling stations, we will apply the latest government guidelines at the time of the election which may include the wearing of masks, use of voting screens, and a limit on the number of voters inside the station at any one time. Your poll card will provide more information. In addition, we are encouraging voters to register to vote by post.

Page updated on: 19 May 2022