Upcoming Elections

Upcoming Elections

The following elections are scheduled to take place in the coming months.

The Nottinghamshire County Council elections and the Police and Crime Commissioner elections will be taking place on Thursday 6 May 2021.  By-Elections will also be held to elect a Borough Councillor for the Beeston Rylands and Stapleford South West Wards and for 6 Parish Councillors to Brinsley Parish Council.  The list of candidates standing in these elections can be found below under the Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations section.

A Neighbourhood Plan Referendum will be taking place in Awsworth on Thursday 10 June 2021.  Click here to skip to more information about the Awsworth Neighbourhood Plan Referendum.

You can skip to specific information on this page relating to the Nottinghamshire County Council, Police and Crime Commissioner Elections and By-Elections taking place on Thursday 6 May by using the category links below:

Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations

Information for Prospective Candidates and Agents

Registering to Vote

Voting at Polling Stations

Voting by Post

Voting by Proxy

Emergency Proxy Voting

Notice of Poll, Situation of Polling Stations and Notice of Election Agents

Nottinghamshire County Council Elections

The Notice of Poll has been published, showing the list of candidates standing for election in each county division.

View the Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations for the Nottinghamshire County Council Elections (.pdf) (164KB) (Opens in a New Window).

View the Notice of Election Agents for the Nottinghamshire County Council Elections (.pdf) (KB) (Opens in a New Window).

Police and Crime Commissioner Election

The Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll has been published showing the list of candidates standing for election.

View the Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll for the Police and Crime Commissioner Election (.pdf) (82KB.) (Opens in a New Window).

View the Notice of Election Agents for the Police and Crime Commissioner Election (.pdf) (78KB) (Opens in a New Window).

View the Notice of Sub-Agents for the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections (.pdf) (22KB) (Opens in a New Window)

Information regarding the candidates for this election can be found here (Opens in a New Window).

Beeston Rylands Borough Ward By-Election

The Notice of Poll has been published, showing the list of candidates standing for election.

View the Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations for the Beeston Rylands Borough Ward By-Election (.pdf) (84KB) (Opens in a New Window).

View the Notice of Election Agents for the Beeston Rylands Borough Ward By-Election (.pdf) (KB) (Opens in a New Window).

Stapleford South West Borough Ward By-Election

The Notice of Poll has been published, showing the list of candidates standing for election.

View the Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations for the Stapleford South West Borough Ward By-Election (.pdf) (88KB) (Opens in a New Window).

View the Notice of Election Agents for the Stapleford South West Borough Ward By-Election (.pdf) (KB) (Opens in a New Window).

Brinsley Parish By-Election

The Notice of Poll has been published, showing the list of candidates standing for election.

View the Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations for the Brinsley Parish By-Election (.pdf) (92KB) (Opens in a New Window).

Information for Candidates and Agents

Nominations for the elections being held on Thursday 6 May 2021 have now closed.

More information on becoming a County Councillor can be viewed here (Opens in a New window).

More useful information for candidates and agents can be found on the Electoral Commission's Website (opens in a New Window)

For further details for candidates in the Police and Crime Commissioner elections, please visit the Rushcliffe Borough Council website (Opens in a New Window).

Registering to vote

If you are not already registered to vote, or if you have recently moved address, you can complete an application form online (Opens in a New Window).  Applications to register to vote must be received by 19 April 2021 to take effect for the elections on Thursday 6 May 2021.

Voting at Polling Stations

Information regarding the location of your polling station can be found here.  We are asking everyone who votes at a polling station to help us to make voting as safe as possible by:

  • wearing a face covering,
  • using hand sanitiser, which will be provided,
  • bringing your own pencil or pen to mark your ballot paper,
  • maintaining social distancing inside and outside of the polling station.

The polling stations being used at these elections can be viewed here (Opens in a New Window) (.pdf) (101KB).

Voting by Post

If you would prefer to vote by post, you should:

  • Download an application form to apply to vote by post (Opens in a New Window).
  • Print out and complete your application form and send it to us as soon as possible.  Please do not wait to receive your poll card.  You can send your application by post to Electoral Services, Broxtowe Borough Council, Council Offices, Foster Avenue, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1AB or email a clear, full sized scanned copy of your form to postalvotes@broxtowe.gov.uk.
  • Your application must include your usual signature and date of birth. 
  • Application forms must be received by 5.00pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021 at the latest. Applications received after this time cannot be accepted.

If you already vote by post, your postal vote pack will be sent to you as usual.

Postal votes will only be dispatched according to the dates below:

Postal Vote applications... Postal Ballot Packs will be dispatched...
Received on or before 29 March 2021 On or around 20 April 2021
Received after 29 March and by 5.00pm on 20 April 2021 On or around 26 April 2021

 

You should complete and return your postal vote as soon as possible once you have received it.  All postal votes must be received by 10:00pm on Thursday 6 May 2021.  You can post your completed ballot pack in a Royal Mail Priority post box.  Details of your nearest Royal Mail Priority Post Box can be found here (Opens in a New Window).

Voting by Proxy

If you are unable to place your vote in person, you can apply to vote by proxy (Opens in a New Window).  Your nominated proxy can vote for you at your local polling station or they can apply to place your vote by post.

If your proxy wishes to vote by post, we must receive your proxy voting application and their postal proxy voting application forms by 5.00pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021.

If your proxy voter will be placing your vote at your local polling station, your application to vote by proxy must be received by 5.00pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

Emergency Proxy Voting

In certain circumstances relating to your health or employment, a proxy vote may be granted after Tuesday 27 April 2021.  Please contact Electoral Services who will be able to advise you.

Awsworth Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

A Neighbourhood Plan Referendum will be taking place in Awsworth on Thursday 6 May 2021.  More information will be posted on this page in due course.

View the Notice of Referendum here (.pdf) (80KB) (Opens in a New Window).

View the Awsworth Neighbourhood Plan Information Statement (.pdf) (531KB) (Opens in a New Window).


Contact
Electoral Services
tel: 0115 917 3276