Upcoming Elections

Thursday 4 July 2024

UK Parliamentary General Election

Forest Gate North ward by-election

Maryland ward by-election

Thursday 18 July 2024

Beckton ward by-election

Little Ilford ward by-election

Voting in the UK Parliamentary General Election and upcoming by-elections on 4 and 18 July 2024

On Thursday 4 July 2024, eligible electors in Newham will have the chance to vote for a Member of Parliament (MP) for one of the following constituencies: East Ham, Stratford & Bow or West Ham & Beckton.

To vote in the UK Parliamentary General Election, you must:

  • be registered to vote  
  • be 18 or over on the day of the election 
  • be a British, Irish, qualifying Commonwealth citizen 
  • reside at an address in the UK, or living abroad and be registered as an overseas elector
  • not be legally excluded from voting. 

Electors in Forest Gate North ward and Maryland ward will also have the opportunity to vote for a councillor on Thursday 4 July 2024.

To vote in the by-election, you must:

  • be registered to vote
  • be 18 or over on the day of the election 
  • be a British, Irish, qualifying Commonwealth citizen, qualifying EU citizen
  • be registered at an address in the area you want to vote in
  • not be legally excluded from voting

Following this, a by-election will be held in Beckton Ward on Thursday 18 July 2024.

Polling stations are open between 7am and 10pm. Due to the recent changes in election law, you will need to bring a photographic ID with you Voter ID | Electoral Commission.

Find your Polling Station

Voters who have registered to vote by post will be able to post their ballot paper to the Council. If you would like to register to vote by post, please complete an online application at www.gov.uk/apply-postal-vote

Key dates for Parliamentary election on Thursday 4 July 2024

Key dates for Forest Gate North ward and Maryland ward By-elections on Thursday 4 July 2024

Key dates for Beckton ward By-election on Thursday 18 July 2024

Information for candidates and election agents

For nomination packs please email akhtar.ali@newham.gov.uk