The following elections are scheduled to take place in the next few years:
UK Parliamentary General Elections are held every five years. As the last general election took place in December 2019, the next scheduled general election is due in 2024. However, a general election can be called at short notice anytime during a term of a government.
The next Mayor of London and London Assembly elections are on Thursday 6 May 2021.
British, Irish and Commonwealth, and European Union citizens can vote in this election.
The deadline to register to vote in this election is midnight on Monday 19 April 2021. If you're already registered to vote you do not need to do so again, unless you have moved address. You can register online at GOV.UK. It only takes a few minutes, and you will need to provide your National Insurance number.
The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021. For more information and an application form see voting by post.
The deadline to apply for a proxy vote, where someone votes at your polling station on your behalf because you are unable to go in person, is 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021. For more information and an application form see voting by proxy.
You must be registered to vote first before you can apply for a postal or proxy vote.
For more information about the Mayor of London and London Assembly elections or standing as a candidate, visit London Elects.
A council ward by-election is usually held if a casual vacancy becomes available during the four-year term of elected councillors. This can be due to:
There is currently a vacancy in Southbury Ward. View the Southbury Ward Notice of Vacancy (PDF).
There is currently a vacancy in Chase Ward. View the Chase Ward Notice of Vacancy (PDF).
A parliamentary constituency by-election is held if a vacancy becomes available during the term of a Parliament. This can be due to: