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The next elections will be held in Stevenage on Thursday 5 May 2022. These are elections to Stevenage Borough Council.

Below is the timetable of key dates and events for these elections:

 
Event Date (deadline if not midnight)
Publication of Notice of Election Monday 28 March 2022
Deadline for the receipt of Nomination Papers Tuesday 5 April 2022 (4pm)
Publication of Statement as to Persons Nominated Wednesday 6 April 2022 (4pm)
Deadline for receiving applications for registration Thursday 14 April 2022
Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes Tuesday 19 April 2022 (5pm)
Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxy) Tuesday 26 April 2022 (5pm)
Publication of Notice of Poll Tuesday 26 April 2022
Deadline for the appointment of Polling and Counting Agents Wednesday 27 April 2022
Polling Day Thursday 5 May 2022 (7am to 10pm)
Election Counts (Declaration of Results) Friday 6 May 2022

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Electoral registration, including how to register - the deadline to register to vote is Thursday 14 April 2022 (to be effective for this election).

Voting by post - the deadline for receiving new postal vote applications is 5pm on Tuesday 19 April 2022 (to be effective for this election).

Voting by proxy - the deadline for receiving new proxy vote applications is 5pm on Tuesday 26 April 2022 (to be effective for this election).

Voting by emergency proxy - the deadline for receiving new proxy vote applications on the grounds of work, medical emergency, or Covid-19 based reasons, is 5pm on Thursday 5 May 2022 (to be effective for this election).

You can download these applications below:

Completed applications can be scanned and emailed to electoral@stevenage.gov.uk or posted to Electoral Services Office, Stevenage Borough Council, Daneshill House, Danestrete, Stevenage SG1 1HN.

Polling Stations and Coronavirus

We will be considering arrangements for the elections on 5 May 2022 very carefully in accordance with the associated national guidance to ensure that voters are safe and able to cast their vote.

Subject to the prevailing COVID conditions at the time of the election taking place, you may wish to:

  • wear a face covering inside the polling station
  • sanitise your hands using the hand sanitiser provided
  • maintain social distance
  • bring your own pen or pencil to mark your ballot paper.