Elections and voting

A vote being placed in a ballot box

The Government has announced 'Local COVID alert level: high' restrictions for Stockton-on-Tees.

For further information about the rules and disruptions to Council services visit www.stockton.gov.uk/coronavirus.

Notices of Vacancy – Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Two vacancies have occurred in the office of Borough Councillor of Stockton-on-Tees. The vacancies are in the Billingham West Ward and Western Parishes Ward.

An election to fill the vacancies will be held if two local government electors for the Borough, by notice in writing, request that by elections are held. Details of how to do this are contained in the Notices below:

Vacancy for Billingham West Ward

Vacancy for Western Parishes Ward

Under current legislation, if the by-elections are called, these will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021 unless this date is brought forward or deferred by the Government.


Tees Valley Mayoral and Police Crime Commissioner Election

There will be an election for a new Tees Valley Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner in 2021. The elections have been delayed 1 year due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


The different types of elections

We are keen to make sure that every eligible Stockton Borough resident can, if they wish, exercise their right to vote.

In this section you will find the information you need to ensure that you can participate in local democracy.

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