The Council and democracy The next election

6 May 2021 Local Government Elections and Greater Manchester Mayoral Election

This year there are two elections for Manchester voters: the Local Council elections and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority Mayoral Election. 

To find out information on candidates and their agents view all legal notices for the local and Greater Manchester Mayoral elections.

You must register to vote before 19 April 2021. If you need to, you can check if you're registered to vote.

Your safety at the polling station

We're working with the Government, the Electoral Commission and Health and Safety colleagues to make sure that you can cast your vote as safely as possible.

If you usually vote at a polling station, Covid safety measures will be in place. Wear a mask and bring your own pen or pencil if possible.

Postal and proxy voting

The deadline to apply to vote by post is 5pm on 20 April

The deadline to apply to vote by proxy (someone voting on your behalf at the polling station you would have voted at in Manchester on polling day) is 5pm on 27 April.

You can find out more about the:

Or, find out more about the Greater Manchester Combined Authority Mayoral Election at GMElects



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