Future elections being held in Cheltenham

The following elections will take place in the Cheltenham area on Thursday 6 May 2021. Visit our types of election pages for information on how each type of election works.

Cheltenham Borough Council elections

An election is held every two years to vote for one of your local borough councillors. You are voting to elect councillors who will represent your views for the ward (area) in which you live.

There will be elections in all 20 borough wards throughout Cheltenham. Futher information and relevant documents will be made available as they are published below:

Who is standing?

The full list of candidates standing in each ward is outlined in the statement of persons nominated.

Police and Crime Commissoner election information

Information about the upcoming Police and Crime Commissioner election will be available on Gloucester City Council's website.

Notice of Situation of Polling Stations

Gloucestershire County Council elections

The elections for Gloucestershire County Council take place every four years.

Futher information and relevant documents about the election will be made available as they are published below:

Who is standing?

The full list of candidates standing in each electoral division is outlined in the statement of persons nominated.

Parish Council elections

Leckhampton Ward of the Parish of Leckhampton with Warden Hill is also up for election this year. Futher information and relevant documents will be made available as they are published below:

How to vote

To vote in these elections you need to be registered. Applications of registration must reach Cheltenham Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Promenade, GL50 9SA by Monday 19 April 2021. To register to vote please visit GOV UK website.

Polling stations will be a safe place to vote but there are other options. In order to vote by post or proxy, please download a postal vote application or proxy application and send to elections@cheltenham.gov.uk or Electoral Services, Municipal Offices, Promenade, Cheltenham, GL50 9SA.

Postal vote applications, postal proxy applications, amendments or cancellations must reach Cheltenham Borough Council by 5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021.

Applications to vote by proxy at these elections must reach Cheltenham Borough Council by 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

Applications to vote by emergency proxy at these elections, applied for on medical grounds or if your occupation, service or employment means that you cannot go to the polling station in person, and you only become aware of that fact after the deadline of 5pm on Tuesday 27 April, must reach Cheltenham Borough Council by 5pm on Thursday 6 May 2021.