Current and forthcoming elections in 2021

On Thursday 6 May 2021 the Essex County Council election will take place along with the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex postponed from last May.

There will be polling across the whole of Uttlesford District.

Essex County Council Election

Police Fire and Crime Commissioner Election 2021

Additional local polls on Thursday 6 May 2021

Some areas will also have some additional local polls postponed from 2020.

The polling stations in these areas will therefore have more than 2 ballot papers.

Clavering Parish Council by-election

Debden Parish Council by-election

► Newport District Ward by-election

► Stansted Mountfitchet Parish Council - North ward by-election

Saffron Walden Town Council - Little Walden ward by-election

Takeley Parish Council by-election

The Sampfords District Ward by-election

Newport, Quendon & Rickling Neighbourhood Plan Referendum - 6 May 2021

Which ballot papers will you get?

  • County Council ballot paper will be a white in colour - you are required to vote for one candidate only.  There are 4 Electoral Divisions within Uttlesford.
  • Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner ballot paper will be buff colour and is split in to 2 columns and you can give a second choice, though this should be different from your first choice in the first column.
  • District and Parish Council ballot papers - you are required to vote for one candidate only (unless otherwise stated) at each of these by-elections. District Council ballot papers will be green and Parish Council ballot papers will be yellow.
  • The Neighbourhood Planning Referendum ballot papers - these will be lilac and you will be required to vote only once - Yes or No


Additional information

Standing for local elections

► Electoral Commission |► Essex County Council |► Police Fire and Crime Commissioner