Greater London Authority Elections – Thursday 6th May 2021

The Mayor of London & London Assembly elections will take place on Thursday 6th May 2021. They represent the interests of Londoners.

London has one Mayor and 25 Assembly Members. At the election you will be able to cast a vote for a Mayor, an Assembly Member, and a political party.

What does the Mayor of London do?

The Mayor runs London; from policing and housing to environment and transport.

The Assembly holds the Mayor to account on your behalf. It is made up of 14 Constituency Members who represent different areas of London. There are also 11 London-wide members who represent the city as a whole.

Use your vote

The elections give you a chance to shape the future of London. Use your vote - make sure you are registered and cast your vote on Thursday 6th May 2021.

For further information on these elections, visit the London Elects website.

Who can vote?

You can only vote if you are registered. You can register if:

  • you are 17 or over (but you cannot vote until your 18th birthday); and
  • you are a British, Irish, European Union or Commonwealth Citizen.

To register, please visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

How can I vote?

There are a few ways that you can vote in this year's election:

Vote at a Polling station

  • Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 7th May 2020.
  • You can find your nearest polling station on our Elections and Democracy page.

Postal voting

Once registered, should you wish to vote by post, a completed postal vote application form must reach our office by 5pm on Tuesday 20th April 2021.

You can find the application form and details where to send it on our voting by post page.

Proxy voting

Proxy voting is where you ask someone else to cast a vote on your behalf, for example if you cannot make it to the polling station yourself.

Once registered, should you wish to vote by proxy, a completed proxy vote application form must reach our office by 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

However if you already have a postal vote then the deadline is 5pm on Tuesday 20th April 2021. 

Apply to vote by proxy by visiting our proxy voting page.

What are the key dates?

Who are the candidates?

You can find out more information about the Brent and Harrow Constituency Candidates and Agents by emailing the Constituency Returning Officer at [email protected].

When will we know the results?

The votes will be counted during the day on Friday 7th May 2021 (tbc). Once the results have been declared they will be available on the London Elects website.