Elections Management

PCC and Local Elections - May 2021

The Police & Crime Commissioner Election and Elections to the Isle of Wight Council and Town, Parish and Community Councils will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

This page contains information for electors, and will be updated as Official Notices are published.

If you are interested in standing as a candidate in the Police and Crime Commissioner election, please visit the web pages of the Police Area Returning Officer .

Information for candidates for the Isle of Wight Council and Town, Parish and Community Councils is shown below.

Official Notices

Official Notices will be posted here once they are available. The Notice of Election will be posted on 22 March 2021.

Electors

You can only vote in elections if your name appears on the Register of Electors. You can check your entry if you wish by contacting us on the telephone number provided in the 'Contact' tab above. Poll Cards will be sent to all eligible electors from 22nd March 2021.

The last date to register as an elector and be able to vote in these elections is Monday 19 April but please do not leave this until the last minute as we have to check your identity against official records.  View more information on electoral registration.

Postal Votes: The last date to apply for a postal vote for this election is 5:00pm on Tuesday 20 April.  View more information on postal votes.

Proxy Votes: The last date to apply for a new proxy vote for this election is 5:00pm on Tuesday 27 April.  View more information on proxy votes.

Any elector in a polling station who requires to do so may use a mobile telephone or a special device to convert text to speech or to further enlarge text. Magnifying sheets are also available.

For further information, please contact Electoral Services using the details found in the "Contact" tab above.

Candidates

Information for candidates will be posted here from late January 2021