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Upcoming elections and legal notices

Local government elections

The next local election will take place on 4 May 2023. Your poll card should arrive in early April - this will include the election date, the address of your polling station and the polling hours, which are 7am to 10pm. You'll need to take photo ID with you in order to vote.

Standing as a candidate in the 2023 local election

We're holding candidate briefings for anyone who wants to stand as a candidate in the May 2023 elections. Contact us for more information.

You can find information on how to stand for all types of election on the Electoral Commission website.

Parliamentary (Westminster) elections

The next parliamentary election – also known as a general election – will take place at any time within 5 years from the last election (12 December 2019).

Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections

The next PCC election will be in May 2024. 

Combined Authority Mayoral elections

The next Combined Authority Mayoral election will be in May 2024.