Detail on 6th May Elections

The Mayor of London and London Assembly Member Elections

Statutory Notice

Candidates

  • In May 2021 you will be able to vote for the Mayor and Member of the London Assembly – candidates will be announced closer to the time.

Key deadlines

  • Deadline for receiving applications for registration to vote – Monday 19 April
  • Deadline for new postal vote applications and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes – 5pm, Tuesday 20 April 2021
  • Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy – 5pm, Tuesday 27 April 2021
  • Polling Day – 7am – 10pm, Thursday 6 May 2021

Information about the contest, the different types of ballot papers and how to the mark the ballot paper.

You will be given three ballot papers: pink, yellow and orange.

Voting for the Mayor - pink ballot paper

Pink ballot paper

You have 2 choices for Mayor.

Mark [X] your first choice in Column A.

Mark [X] a different second choice in Column B.

You must make a first choice or your vote won’t be counted.

Each vote must be for a different candidate.

Read more about what the Mayor and London Assembly do on the London Elects website.

Voting for your Constituency London Assembly Member - yellow ballot paper

Yellow ballot paper

Choose who you want to represent your local area on the London Assembly.

Vote for only one candidate.

Mark [X] next to your choice.

Your London Assembly constituency is not the same as your parliamentary constituency. There are 14 constituencies in London, each made up of two or more boroughs each see a map of the London Assembly constituencies (external link).

Read more about what the Mayor and London Assembly do on the London Elects website.

Voting for your London-wide Assembly Member - orange ballot paper

Orange ballot paper

Choose who you want to represent the whole of London on the London Assembly.

Vote only once.

Mark [X] next to your choice.

Read more about what the Mayor and London Assembly do on the London Elects website.

You may bring your own pen to cast your vote.

Nomination packs

Constituency Assembly Member candidates

Nominations for the City and East Constituency Assembly Member contest are managed by the City and East Constituency Returning Officer.

If you would like to stand as a London Assembly candidate in the City and East constituency, please contact Newham Electoral Services to request a nomination pack. The deadline to submit a completed nomination form is 4pm, Tuesday 30th April 2021.

London Mayor and London-wide Assembly Member candidates

If you want to stand as a Mayoral candidate or London-wide Assembly Member candidate, you should contact the Greater London Returning Officer at London Elects.