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Elections 2021

On Thursday 6 May 2021 residents in North Northamptonshire will be able to vote for councillors to serve on the new council. North Northamptonshire Council will take over all responsibilities formerly held by Corby Borough Council, East Northamptonshire Council, Kettering Borough Council, Borough Council of Wellingborough and Northamptonshire County Council.

A total of 78 councillors will be elected to the new council, which will replace the existing borough, district and county councils across the four areas on 1 April 2021.

Three seats in each of the following 26 wards will be up for election in the new North Northamptonshire Council area:

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  • Brickhill and Queensway
  • Burton and Broughton
  • Clover Hill
  • Corby Rural
  • Corby West
  • Croyland and Swanspool
  • Desborough
  • Earls Barton
  • Finedon
  • Hatton Park
  • Higham Ferrers
  • Irchester
  • Irthlingborough
  • Ise
  • Kingswood
  • Lloyds
  • Northall
  • Oakley
  • OundleRaunds
  • Rothwell and Mawsley
  • Rushden Pemberton West
  • Rushden South
  • Thrapston
  • Wicksteed
  • Windmill

Find your polling station on the Where Do I vote website.

Find my ward

On polling day, residents will also be able to cast votes for the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and to elect representatives for many of their local town and parish councils, including the first elections to new town councils for Corby, Kettering, and Wellingborough.

There will also be Neighbourhood Planning Referendums held in Ecton and Gretton.

Work is underway to ensure that residents can cast their votes safely during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, with a range of Covid-secure measures being planned to support electors, candidates and staff.

Elections dates and deadlines

Publication of Notice of Election

Thursday 25 March

Deadline for:
Receipt of nominations
Withdrawal of candidate
Appointment of election agent

4pm on Thursday 8 April

Publication of Notice Election Agents

Thursday 8 April

Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated

Friday 9 April

Deadline for registering to vote

Monday 19 April

Deadline for new postal vote applications

5pm on Tuesday 20 April

Publication of Notice of Poll

Tuesday 27 April

Deadline for new proxy applications

5pm on Tuesday 27 April

First date for re-issue of lost or spoilt postal ballot papers

Thursday 29 April

Polling day

7am-10pm, Thursday 6 May

Deadline for:
Re-issue of lost of spoilt postal ballot papers
Emergency Proxy Applications

5pm, Thursday 6 May

Verification of ballot papers

Thursday 6 May

Counting of ballot papers and declaration of results for North Northamptonshire Council

Friday 7 May

Counting of ballot papers and declaration of results for town and parish councils in North Northamptonshire

Saturday 8 May – Sunday 9 May

Counting of ballot papers and declaration of results for Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

Monday 10 May

The Returning Officer for the North Northamptonshire election is Rob Bridge, Chief Executive of the new North Northamptonshire Council. Rob Bridge is also the Police Area Returning Officer for the whole of Northamptonshire.

Polling and counting arrangements are being organised by North Northamptonshire Council, however correspondence may come from satellite offices in Corby, East Northamptonshire, Kettering and Wellingborough throughout the process.

For these elections, residents will still need to contact their local elections office to apply for postal and proxy votes:

How to vote

Find out more about voting, including when and how to register to vote and apply for postal and proxy votes.

Work is underway to ensure that residents can cast their votes safely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with a range of COVID-secure measures being planned to support electors, candidates and staff.

Polling, counting and results

The Returning Officer for the North Northamptonshire election is Rob Bridge, Chief Executive of the new North Northamptonshire Council. Rob Bridge is also the Police Area Returning Officer for the whole of Northamptonshire.

Polling and counting arrangements are being organised by North Northamptonshire Council. However, correspondence may come from satellite offices in Corby, East Northamptonshire, Kettering and Wellingborough throughout the process. If you're not sure whether elections correspondence you receive is genuine, please contact your local elections office - details at the end of this section.

Other elections

On polling day, residents will also be able to cast votes for the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and to elect representatives for many of their local town and parish councils, including the first elections to new town councils for Corby, Kettering, and Wellingborough.

There will also be Neighbourhood Planning Referendums held in Ecton and Gretton.

Your local elections office

Please contact your local elections office: