ELECTIONS MAY 2021

Northumberland has ‘all out’ elections for all County Council and Town Council seats, including the Police and Crime Commissioner on 6 May 2021.

Details of the Council and Police and Crime Commissioner elections can be obtained via the below link:

Northumberland County Council - Voting and Elections

If you are not already registered to vote, you can do so using the Register to Vote link below:

Register to vote - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

REGISTER TO VOTE

You can still register for a postal vote for these elections, up to 5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021.  Do not delay if you wish to exercise your right to vote by post.  You can register using the form linked below:

FORM TO REGISTER FOR POSTAL VOTE

Application-to-vote-by-post.pdf (northumberland.gov.uk)

Notice of Election

1. Forms of nomination for Parish Elections may be obtained from Clerks to Parish Councils or County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.

2. Nomination papers must be hand delivered to the Returning Officer, at the
following offices on any working day from the 29 March 2021:
Alnwick Council Offices, Greenwell Lane, Greenwell Road, Alnwick,
Northumberland, NE66 1HB Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm (excluding bank
holidays) but no later than 4 pm on Wednesday, 7 April 2021.

Northumberland Information Centre, Berwick Library, Walkergate, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1DB Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4pm on Wednesday, 7 April 2021.

Northumberland Information Centre, Queens Hall, Beaumont Street, Hexham,
Northumberland, NE46 3LS Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm (excluding bank
holidays) but no later than 4pm on Wednesday, 7 April 2021.

Main Reception, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4pm on
Thursday, 8 April 2021.

3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 6 May 2021.

4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Monday 19 April 2021. Applications can be made online:
https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

5. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at
County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF by 5pm on Tuesday, 20 April 2021.

6. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral
Registration Officer at County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF by 5pm on Tuesday, 27 April 2021.
7. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the
Electoral Registration Officer at County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61
2EF by 5pm on Thursday, 6 May 2021.

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