May 2021 elections

Elections of Lincolnshire County Councillors and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire are scheduled to be held on Thursday 6 May 2021

All elections that were scheduled to be held on 7 May 2020 were postponed by the Government as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

The Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 postponed all elections and by-elections until 6 May 2021.

2021 Elections

Elections for the postponed Police and Crime Commissioner and the scheduled Lincolnshire County Council elections are due to take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.  In addition a number of by-elections and Neighbourhood Plan Referendums will be held.

We are putting arrangements in place to help ensure polling stations are safe places to vote. You can expect many of the measures you've become used to over recent months in shops and banks, such as hand sanitiser, floor markings and face coverings.

We will continue to take advice from public health authorities as we prepare for the elections to make sure we are following the most up to date guidance.  We will continue to update this page as more information and guidance becomes available.

Further information can also be found on the website of the Electoral Commission at:

Lincolnshire County Council Elections - 6 May 2021

Police and Crime Commissoner election - 6 May 2021

District, Parish and Town Council By-elections

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