Elections 6 May 2021

Elections

Register to Vote

The deadline to register for the election is Midnight on Monday 19 April 2021. If you are already registered to vote, then there is no need to register for this election. If you have not registered or have recently moved into the district or perhaps have moved within the area, then the easiest way to register is online using the link below.

Register to vote

Further information can be found on the Electoral Commission’s website in the section for Voters

Postal Votes

New applications, amendments or cancellations of existing postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer's office in Gainsborough by 5:00pm Tuesday 20 April 2021.  

We have been informed by Royal Mail that they have priority post boxes in West Lindsey for postal votes. The Royal Mail website gives details of where you can find a priority box in your area.

Find out more about postal voting.

Further information can be found on the Electoral Commission’s website in the section for Voters

Proxy Votes

Amendments or cancellations of existing proxy vote arrangements must reach the Electoral Registration Officer's office in Gainsborough by 5:00pm Tuesday 20 April 2021.  

New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer's office in Gainsborough by 5:00pm Tuesday 27 April 2021.

Applications to vote by emergency proxy, where the emergency has occurred after 5:00pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021, must reach the Electoral Registration Officer's office in Gainsborough by 5:00pm Thursday 6 May 2021. 

The emergency can only be on the grounds of the elector's own physical/medical incapacity or for work/service reasons. 

Find out more about voting by proxy.

Further information can be found on the Electoral Commission’s website in the section for Voters