Londoners urged to read ballot papers carefully at 6 May elections to ensure their vote counts
On Thursday 6 May, Londoners will go to the polls to elect a Mayor and 25 London Assembly members, across three ballot papers.
Reflecting the high number of candidates for Mayor this year, that ballot paper will see candidate names printed in two parallel lists, rather than one.
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One week left until voters across Great Britain head to the polls29/04/2021 15:25:00
There’s just one week left until voters in every part of Great Britain will have the opportunity to go to the polls on Thursday 6 May.
More than one million postal voters registered in Scotland14/04/2021 12:15:00
With the postal vote application deadline now passed in Scotland, provisional figures from Scotland’s Electoral Registration Officers show that 1,010,638 voters are now registered to vote by post at the Scottish Parliament election on 6 May. This accounts for nearly one quarter of the electorate (23.8%) and is the highest number ever registered for a postal vote in Scotland.
Political party donations and loans published for Q4 202004/03/2021 12:43:00
In 2020, political parties registered in Great Britain and Northern Ireland reported accepting a total of £41,627,063 in donations and public funds, according to new figures published by the Electoral Commission.
Government confirms May elections will go ahead08/02/2021 09:15:00
An Electoral Commission spokesperson commented on the UK Government’s statement, confirming that elections in England and Police and Crime Commissioner elections in Wales will go ahead in May
New political Commissioner appointed to Electoral Commission27/01/2021 16:10:00
A new Commissioner nominated by smaller political parties has been approved by the House of Commons to serve on the Electoral Commission Board.
Latest UK political party donations and loans published03/12/2020 12:38:00
19 political parties registered in Great Britain and Northern Ireland reported accepting a total of £8,872,538 in donations and public funds in the third quarter of 2020, (July to September) according to figures published by the Electoral Commission.
Helping young people in Wales understand their vote17/11/2020 16:43:00
The Electoral Commission has today launched a brand new set of educational resources for newly enfranchised 16 and 17 year olds in Wales, who are preparing to cast their votes for the first time.
Six months until voters go to the polls in Great Britain09/11/2020 09:10:00
With six months until voters go to the polls on 6 May 2021, the Electoral Commission is sharing details of the preparations already underway for the first set of elections to be held across England, Scotland and Wales in Covid-secure conditions.