Voting and elections

Voting and elections

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Local elections Thursday 6 May 2021

What elections took place, information for voters and candidates, resources for community groups and political parties.

Types of election and election results

The different types of election, when they’re happening and election results for Bristol.

Electoral register

Information about the electoral register, how to change your details and opt out of the open register.

Polling stations

Find your polling station.

Proxy voting

How to apply for, change and renew your proxy vote or apply for an emergency proxy.

Find your ward

A ward is your local area for voting purposes. Your ward area will depend on where you live.

Postal voting

How to apply for, cancel and renew your postal vote.

Apply to work at elections

How to apply to work at elections, eligibility and rates of pay.

The electoral register: Tell us about a change of details

Tell us if you move house, change your name or someone moves out.

Register to vote

How to register, special arrangements for registering to vote and what happens after you've registered.

Bristol Council Notice of Vacancy (2 Wards)

Notice of Vacancy for the Brislington West ward.

The annual canvass

How to complete the 2020 annual canvass.

Polling district review 2019

What the polling district review is, why we need to do it, when we’ll publish the results.

Publication of Verification Number

View the publication of verification number for this year.

Review of parliamentary constituency boundaries in England

What the review is, when it’s happening, how to respond to the proposals.