Local Elections May 2021

This year, four elections will take place in Bristol:

  • Local Elections (2 Local Councillors for each of Bishopston & Ashley Down, Cotham and Redland wards)
  • Mayor for the City of Bristol
  • WECA (West of England Combined Authority) Mayor
  • Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon & Somerset

There are three ways to vote, all are safe:

  • Polling station
  • Postal voting
  • Proxy voting

To find out more about the elections visit:

See who is standing as a candidate for election as a local councillor.

You must register before you are able to vote:

You can contact Electoral Services on 0117 922 3400 for help registering to vote or to ask for a paper form.