2021 Elections

A Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner election, a Staffordshire County Council election and a Chapel and Hill Chorlton Parish election will be taking place on Thursday, 6 May 2021.

Further information on each of the elections can be found on the following pages:

These will be the first elections taking place in Newcastle-under-Lyme during the Covid-19 pandemic. Electors will still be able to visit polling stations to cast their votes in person. All polling stations will be safety compliant with government guidelines surrounding Covid-19 and further information will follow on this at a later date. 

Changes to Polling Stations 2021

For information about changes to polling stations in 2021, please use the link below to view / download an Adobe PDF file.

Changes to Polling Stations 2021 (PDF) Amended 26 March 2021

A postal or proxy vote can be arranged for those unable or not wishing to visit a polling station by completing a form below. Once completed, please email back to electreg@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk or send by post to: Elections, Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, Castle House, Barracks Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 1BL. If you are unable to complete the postal vote application below, please contact 01782 717717 and we can send a postal vote application form to you.

Application to Vote by Post
Application to Vote by Proxy

If you are not currently registered on the electoral register, applications can be made online at: www.gov.uk/register-to-vote . The last day to register to vote in time for the elections is 19 April 2021.

If you are unable to get to your designated polling station on the day of the poll and would like to vote by post or appoint a proxy, please contact Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council on 01782 717717 or email electreg@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk . We would need to receive completed postal vote applications by 5pm on 20 April 2021 and completed proxy vote applications by 5pm on 27 April 2021.

If you are interested in working on the elections and you have worked for us before, please contact us at electreg@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk for further information. If you have not worked for us before, please visit the Election Staffing and Recruitment page for more information and complete a New Staff application form.

Further information and key dates are provided in the individual pages for each election above.


last updated 29 March 2021

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