Information about the Elections taking place on Thursday 6 May 2021
For information on this election, please contact East Cambridgeshire District Council. Further information will be on their Website.
Electors will be able to vote for up to two candidates: your first choice and, if you wish, a second choice. This is called the supplementary vote system.
The newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire will serve a three year term of office, one year less than usual because the election was postponed.
For information for this election, please contact East Cambridgeshire District Council. Further information will be on their Website.
You will be able to vote for up to two candidates: your first choice and, if you wish, a second choice. This is called the supplementary vote system.
The newly elected Mayor will serve a four-year term of office.
An election will take place for 9 County Councillors across the 8 county division areas within Fenland.
Electors will be able to vote for one or two candidates depending on the area that you live in, please ensure you follow the instructions on your ballot paper.
The newly elected County Councillors will serve a four-year term of office.
A request has been received to fill the following vacancies by election, these polls will also take place on 6 May 2021:
Please note that we did not receive any submission of nomination papers for candidates for the by-election at Tydd St Giles. A further Election date will be arranged in the near future.
The deadline for registering to vote in the 6 May elections was 19 April 2021.
The hours of poll are 7am to 10pm on Thursday 6 May 2021. Details of your polling station may have changed for this election - you may need to vote at a different location, or in a different building. Please check your poll card for the location of your polling station or enter your postcode here.
Polling stations will be safe places to vote, with Covid safety measures in place. You can expect to see many of the measures you already see in supermarkets and other public areas such as; regular cleaning, queues to control the numbers inside, hand sanitiser and one-way systems. The polling station staff may be behind protective screens, but you'll still be able to ask them for help if you need it. You will also be asked to:
Voters should not attend the polling station if they have symptoms of Covid-19, or if they have been asked to self-isolate. You have up to 5pm on polling day to apply for an Emergency Proxy vote.
The deadline to apply for a postal vote was 20 April 2021 and the deadline to apply for a proxy vote was 27 April 2021.
If you are unable to attend your polling station on election day due to medical reasons, including having to self-isolate due to Covid-19, or work reasons, you can apply for an Emergency Proxy vote to allow someone you trust to vote on your behalf. You can do this up until 5pm on polling day, Thursday 6 May.
Should election arrangements change, we will share updates via local newspapers, social media and the website.