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Elections and Electoral Registration

The Council's elections office is responsible for organising all elections held in Newcastle-under-Lyme along with maintaining an up to date and accurate Register of Electors.

On Thursday, 5 May 2016 there will be Borough Council elections as well as elections for the Staffordshire Police and Crime Commissioner which first took place in November 2012.

If you are not already registered to vote please visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote  and fill in your name, address, date of birth and a few other details. You will need to have your National Insurance number which can be found on your National Insurance card or in official paperwork such as payslips, letters about benefits or tax credits.

Look out for confirmation to say that you are registered.

The Move to All-Out Elections

A special meeting of the Borough Council took place on 25 November 2015. At this meeting, the Council decided to move to all‑out (or whole council) elections from May 2018.

Explanatory Document

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