May 2021 Elections

Local elections scheduled for Thursday 7 May 2020 were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. They will now take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.

Elections will be held on 6 May 2021 across North Hertfordshire to elect members to both the County Council and Parish Councils. In addition the postponed 2020 elections to the District Council, elections for the Town and Parish Councils, and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire will also take place on the same day. 

District Council elections will be held in each of the following wards where voters will be electing one councillor in each ward:

  • Baldock East
  • Baldock Town
  • Chesfield
  • Hitchin Bearton
  • Hitchin Highbury
  • Hitchin Oughton
  • Hitchin Priory
  • Hitchin Walsworth
  • Hitchwood, Offa and Hoo
  • Knebworth
  • Letchworth East
  • Letchworth Grange
  • Letchworth South East
  • Letchworth South West
  • Letchworth Wilbury

In addition there will a by election to elect a new district councillor in Royston Palace Ward.

Postponed Parish council elections will also be held in St Ippolyts and St Paul's Walden. 

These elections will be held at a time when coronavirus still presents a risk to public health and a challenge to the holding of elections. As such, we have prepared a series of FAQs along with the Electoral Commission, which is attached below. It provides some answers to questions you may have about registering for and voting in these elections. The situation is likely to change over the coming weeks and months, so this page will be regularly updated.


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