There are elections coming up

Next election

On Thursday 5 May 2022, local government and Mayoral elections will take place to elect the council's Mayor and 24 Borough Ward Councillors.

The Notice of Election is scheduled to be published on 25 March 2022 which is the start of the formal election timetable. This details all proceedings and statutory deadlines until polling day which is scheduled for Thursday 5 May 2022.

London Borough of Newham Mayoral and Local Elections 2022 Timetable of Proceedings for Thursday 5 May 2022

Publication of Notice of Election

Friday 25 March 2022

Receipt of Nominations

4:00pm Tuesday 5 April 2022

Withdrawal of Candidate

4:00pm Tuesday 5 April 2022

Appointment of Election Agents

4:00pm Tuesday 5 April 2022

Publication of Notice of Election Agents

4:00pm Tuesday 5 April 2022

Publication of Statements of Persons Nominated

4:00pm Wednesday 6 April 2022

Last Date for Registration

Thursday 14 April 2022

Receipt of Postal Vote Applications

5:00pm Tuesday 19 April 2022

Publication of Notice of Poll

Tuesday 26 April 2022

Receipt of Proxy Vote Applications

5:00pm Tuesday 26 April 2022

Appointment of Poll and Count Agents

Wednesday 27 April 2022

First Day to Issue Replacement Lost Postal Ballot Papers

Thursday 28 April 2022

Last Day to Issue Replacement Spoilt or Lost Postal Ballot Papers 2022

5:00pm Thursday 5 May

Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications

5:00pm Thursday 5 May 2022

Day of Poll

7:00am to 10:00pm Thursday 5 May 2022

Return of Election Expenses

Friday 10 June 2022

For nomination packs please email

Nomination forms must be submitted by hand to the Head of Electoral Services at Newham Dockside by no later than 4pm, 5 April 2022. They can only be submitted between 10am and 4pm on each day up to the deadline. It is recommended that an appointment is made to submit nominations.

Registration deadline

Postal vote deadline

  • The deadline to receive new postal vote applications or to change/cancel an existing postal, proxy or postal proxy vote arrangement is 5pm, Tuesday 19 April 2022

Proxy vote deadline

  • The deadline to receive new proxy vote applications (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) is 5pm, Tuesday 26 April 2022.

Polling day is from 7am until 10pm on Thursday 5 May 2022.

Further details of nominated candidates, mayoral booklet and other information will be published in due course as the timetable progresses.

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