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On Friday 13 March 2020, the UK Government postponed the elections scheduled for 7 May 2020 due to the current and emerging situation around COVID-19. Elections will now be held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

 

On 6 May 2021 one third of Reigate & Banstead Borough Council seats will be up for election. Electors will be voting for 1 candidate for each ward.

Following the local government boundary changes, from 2 May 2019, the Borough was divided into 15 wards.

The Council has 45 elected Members (3 councillors per ward). This link provides further information on our Councillors.

 

Where is my Polling Station?

Or you can also:

  •  Refer to your Poll Card or
  •  Phone the helpline, 01737 276794

 

Register to Vote

To vote in elections you must be registered to vote . The deadline to register to vote in the Borough Council Elections is 23:59 Tuesday 20 April 2021.

Applications to vote by post or change/cancel an existing postal or proxy vote must be received by 5pm Wednesday 21 April 2021. We would advise that you submit your applications as quickly as possible if you are planning to vote by post.

New applications to vote by proxy must be received by 5pm Wednesday 28 April 2021.

If you are registered and eligible to vote in these elections, you will receive a poll card around the first week of April informing you where your polling station is, or if you've applied for a postal vote, when you can expect to receive your postal voting pack.

If you are not sure whether you are registered to vote you can call the elections helpline number on 01737 276794.

You can find out more about voting in Borough Council elections and other elections being held on 6 May 2021 at Your Vote Matters.

 

Previous Election results

Please go to Previous Election Results to see the outcomes from previous years.

 

 

By-elections

By-elections can be held at any time if a vacancy arises on the council.

For more information please email [email protected] .