LOCAL COUNCIL ELECTIONS MAY 2021

Elections May 2021

Elections and Voting

Northumberland has ‘all out’ elections for all County Council and Parish Council seats, including the Police and Crime Commissioner on 6th May 2021.

Details of the County Council and Police and Crime Commissioner elections can be obtained via the below link:

Election details – County Council/Police and Crime Commissioner

If you are not already registered to vote, you can do so using the Register to Vote link below:

REGISTER TO VOTE

You can still register for a postal vote for these elections, up to 5:00pm on Tuesday 20th April 2021.  Do not delay if you wish to exercise your right to vote by post.  You can register using the form linked below:

FORM TO REGISTER FOR POSTAL VOTE

Nomination Papers

The nomination papers for candidates who wish to stand for any of the 10 seats on Rennington Parish Council – are available from Northumberland County Council -  Northumberland County Council - Voting and Elections 

or the Parish Clerk renningtonpc@gmail.com

Nomination papers can only be handed in to Northumberland County Council (NCC) between 29th March and 8th April at designated locations in Alnwick, Berwick, Hexham and Morpeth (addresses are provided within the nomination process guidance). You can however make an appointment with NCC to have your nomination papers checked informally prior to 29th March – this is recommended and can be done by the following link:

Book appointment to check nomination papers

Polling

If there are more nominations than seats available, there will be an election, with polling on 6th May.  If there are the same number of nominations as seats available, there will not be an election and candidates will be ‘elected unopposed’ on 9th April 2021.

Election information will be periodically updated by the Elections Office.  Click on the NCC Elections page below to view the latest information.

NCC Elections Page

Files:

File 6-May-2021-Timetable_1.docx

File Becoming-a-Parish-Councillor.docx

File Guide-for-Parish-Clerks-and-Parish-Candidates-The-Nomination-Process (1).docx

PDF icon How-to-complete-your-Parish-nomination-papers.pdf