Police and Crime Commissioner, Hampshire County Council, Borough Council and Parish Council Elections - 6 May 2021

Elections for Police & Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Councillors to Hampshire County Council, Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and some parish councils are scheduled to take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.

The County Council Elections will be for all 10 divisions in the Basingstoke and Deane area.

The Borough Council elections are for the new ward boundaries and all 54 seats on Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council. Information on the new ward boundaries can be view on the ward and parish boundaries webpage. You will be able to cast your vote for up to three candidates in your ward.

The Police and Crime Commissioner election is for the Hampshire area. One Commissioner is elected for each Police Area using the supplementary voting system.

If contested, elections will also take place for the following parish councils:

Contested Uncontested
Bramley West
Sherfield on Loddon
Baughurst
Baughurst Common
Bramley East
Hartley Wespall
Mapledurwell and Up Nately
Monk Sherborne
Newnham
Ramsdell
Rooksdown
Sherborne St John
Sherfield Park
Stratfield Saye
Wolverton
Wootton

In order to vote in these elections, you need to be registered on the Basingstoke and Deane Register of Electors and you must be:

  • Resident in Basingstoke and Deane on the date of the election
  • A British, Irish or Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of a member state of the European Union
  • 18 years old or over

If you are an eligible elector and you are already on the Register of Electors for Basingstoke and Deane, you do not need to re-register for these elections.

Information on how to register. The deadline for applying to register for voting in the election was Monday 19 April 2021.

In light of the COVID-19 situation, additional measures will be taken to ensure polling stations are safe. Face coverings must be worn in polling stations, unless there is a valid exemption.

Keeping our polling stations safe during the 2021 local elections.

Postal and Proxy voting

However, if you wish do not wish to vote at your polling station, you can vote by post or appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf.

If you are unable to get to your polling station on 6 May 2021, you can apply for a postal or proxy vote. If you would like to know more information about these options visit the Postal and Proxy voting webpage.

By post

The deadline for applying to vote by post for this election is 5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021.

An application form to vote by post is available below. Please note that you will need to print this form and complete it as a signature is required in order to complete the form.

Completed applications to vote by post can be scanned and emailed to postal.voters@basingstoke.gov.uk.

PDF document Application to vote by post(PDF) [83 kb]

If an application to vote by post is received by 1 April 2021, your postal ballot papers will be sent out on 16 April 2021. If an application to vote by post is received after 1 April 2021 but before the deadline of 5pm 20 April 2021, your postal ballot papers will be sent out on 26 April 2021.

By Proxy

The deadline to apply to vote by proxy at these elections is 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

Application form for proxy vote is available below. Please note that you will need to print this form and complete it as a signature is required in order to complete the form.

Completed applications to vote by post can be scanned and emailed to postal.voters@basingstoke.gov.uk.

PDF document Application to Vote by Proxy Particular Election(PDF) [83 kb]

Alternatively, you can return your completed applications by post to:

Electoral Services

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
Civic Offices
London Road
Basingstoke
RG21 4AH

Further information about these elections will follow in due course.

Candidates and Agents

If you are interested in standing for election, further information can be found at Guidance for Candidates and Agents at Local Elections. You will also be able to find out about the processes you will need to follow to stand for election.

Police & Crime Commissioner Election

The Police Area Returning Officer (PARO) is responsible for the nomination of candidates and agents for this election. They are based at Southampton City Council.

PDF document Statement of Persons Nominated - Police and Crime Commissioner(PDF) [40 kb]

PDF document Notice of Election - Police and Crime Commissioner(PDF) [191 kb]

PDF document Notice Of Candidates Election Address 2021 - Police and Crime Commissioner(PDF) [111 kb]

PDF document Notice of Election Agents and Offices(PDF) [33 kb]

PDF document PCC Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations(PDF) [228 kb]

Hampshire County Council Elections

The County Returning Officer is responsible for the overall running of the election. The Local Returning Officer at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is responsible for handling the nomination process and the administration of the election in the Basingstoke and Deane area.

PDF document Statement of Persons Nominated - Hampshire County Council(PDF) [65 kb]

PDF document Notice of Election - Hampshire County Council(PDF) [17 kb]

PDF document Notice of Election Agents and Offices(PDF) [212 kb]

PDF document Hampshire County Council Notices of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations(PDF)

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council Elections

The Returning Officer at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is responsible for the administration of this election.

A nomination pack for candidates and agents for the Borough and County elections can be found below:

PDF document Statement of Persons Nominated - Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council(PDF) [506 kb]

PDF document Notice of Election - Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council(PDF) [22 kb]

PDF document Borough Candidates and Agents Presentation 2021(PDF) [2 Mb]

PDF document Notice of Election Agents and Offices(PDF) [433 kb]

PDF document Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council Notices of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations(PDF) [429 kb]

Parish Council Elections

The Returning Officer at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is responsible for the administration of this election.

A nomination pack for candidates and agents for the parish elections be found below:

PDF document Statement of Persons Nominated - Parish Councils(PDF) [127 kb]

PDF document Notice of Uncontested Election - Parish Councils(PDF) [246 kb]

PDF document Notice of Election - Parishes(PDF) [21 kb]

PDF document Parish Clerks and Candidates Presentation 2021(PDF) [1005 kb]

PDF document Parish Notices of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations(PDF) [49 kb]

Election timetable

Publication of Notice of Election Monday 22 March 2021
Deadline for receipt of nominations 4pm Thursday 8 April 2021
Deadline for withdrawal of candidate 4pm Thursday 8 April 2021
Deadline for appointment of Election Agents 4pm Thursday 8 April 2021
Publication of Notice of Election Agents Thursday 8 April 2021
Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated 4pm Friday 9 April 2021
Last date to register to vote Monday 19 April 2021
Deadline for receipt of postal vote applications 5pm Tuesday 20 April 2021
Publication of Notice of Poll Tuesday 27 April 2021
Deadline for receipt of proxy vote applications 5pm Tuesday 27 April 2021
Deadline for appointment of Poll and Count Agents Wednesday 28 April 2021
First date that replacement lost postal ballot papers can be issued Thursday 29 April 2021
Deadline for receipt of emergency proxy vote application 5pm Thursday 6 May 2021
Day of Poll Thursday 6 May 2021
Return of Election Expenses (County and Borough) Friday 11 June 2021
Return of Election Expenses (Parish) Thursday 3 June 2021

Contact details


Electoral Services team

If you have an enquiry about electoral services, send a message to the Electoral Services Team

Contact us

  • Contact us online
  • 01256 844844
  • Civic Offices
    London Road
    Basingstoke
    RG21 4AH
  • Opening hours
    Monday to Thursday
    8.30am to 5pm
    Fridays
    8.30am to 4.30pm
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