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Staffordshire County Council Election 2021

A Staffordshire County Council election took place on Thursday, 6 May 2021.


Declaration of Result of Poll

Click here for the Declaration of Result of Poll for all divisions.


Notices

Please click the links below to view / download the files in Adobe PDF format


Information for Candidates and Agents

A candidate and agent briefing took place on Monday 15 March at 6pm to help prepare prospective candidates who wish to stand as a county councillor at the forthcoming elections on 6 May 2021. Further briefings are being arranged. If you would like to attend, please contact Electoral Services on electreg@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk or call 01782 742249.  A video recording of the briefing session is available here.

The slides from the presentation are available here: NULBC Candidates and Agents Briefing (PowerPoint) or available in PDF format NULBC Candidates and Agents Briefing.pdf

You can also find additional information about standing as a candidate for the county election on the Electoral Commission website.

For further information about becoming a county councillor please visit the Staffordshire County Council website.

The notice of election will be published on Monday 22 March 2021.


Nominations

The process nominating candidates in the election will take place from Tuesday 23 March 2021 and will close at 4pm Thursday 8 April. There a number of documents that you need to complete to make a nomination, which are all contained in our Nomination Pack. 

Click here to download the Nomination Pack PDF which contains all the forms listed below.

1a – Nomination Paper
1b – Home Address Form
1c – Candidates Consent to Nomination
2 – Certificate of Authorisation (if party candidate)
3 – Request for a party emblem (if a party candidate)
4 – Notification of Election Agent

Download: 2021 Guidance Document for Prospective County Candidates (amended version 25 March 2021)

If you would like to request a paper copy of the Nomination Pack, please contact the Elections office by telephone on 01782 742249 or email electreg@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk. Collection of paper packs will be available from 22 March by appointment only. Please contact the Elections Office by telephone on 01782 742249 or email electreg@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk to make an appointment.


Forms

Absent Voters List Request Form Generic (PDF)

Register Request Form Generic (PDF)


Notices

The following Election Notices will be published on this page:

  • Notice of Election
  • Notice of Election Agents (all divisions)
  • Statement of Persons Nominated (all divisions)
  • Notice of Poll (all divisions)
  • Declaration of Result (all divisions)

Information for Electors

Statutory cut-off dates for electoral registration, postal and proxy applications

Electoral Registration - last day to be included on the Register of Electors

Monday 19 April 2021 (midnight)

Postal Vote Application - last day to request a new postal vote application or to change or cancel an existing postal vote

5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021

Proxy Vote Application - last day for new applications to vote by proxy

5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021

Emergency Proxy Applications - last day for new proxy applications on the grounds of medical emergency or reason of employment

5pm on Thursday 6 May 2021

 

If you are not currently registered on the electoral register, applications can be made online at: www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

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 .

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 will follow shortly.


Last updated 8 May 2021

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