Current Elections

Current Elections

Apply to join our temporary election team

You can apply to work on election day. A number of positions are available including presiding officers, poll clerks and counting staff. No experience is necessary for some positions but to apply for a presiding officer position you need at least two years' experience as a poll clerk. The fees paid for these positions varies depending upon the type of election. If you are interested in applying to work for us on this year's election, please email staffourelections@stratford-dc.gov.uk

Key Dates for 6 May 2021 Elections:

Publication of Notice of Election
Friday 19 March
Last day of receipt of nominations
4pm on Thursday 8 April
Last day to register to vote
Before midnight on Monday 19 April
Deadline for applying for a postal vote
5pm on Tuesday 20 April
Deadline for applying for a proxy vote
5pm on Tuesday 27 April
Polling day
7am to 10pm on Thursday 6 May

Information for candidates and election agents

An online briefing (MS Teams) for prospective candidates and election agents for the Warwickshire County Council election will take place on Wednesday 10 March 2021 at 5.00 p.m. Please email elections@stratford-dc.gov.uk and an invitation will be sent to you.

You can find more information about standing as a local government election candidate on the http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/candidate-or-agent/local-elections-england

Results

Election results are published after each count. They can be found on our dedicated Election Results page.

District Wards

Stratford-on-Avon District Council is made up of the 36 wards listed below, each having one councillor. Each new councillor is elected for a four-year period. District Council elections and Parish Council elections took place in May 2019. The next scheduled District and Parish elections are due to take place in May 2023.

Ward Number Name of District Ward
1 Alcester Town
2 Alcester & Rural
3 Avenue
4 Bidford East
5 Bidford West & Salford
6 Bishop's Itchington
7 Bishopton
8 Brailes & Compton
9 Bridgetown
10 Clopton
11 Ettington
12 Guildhall
13 Harbury
14 Hathaway
15 Henley-in-Arden
16 Kineton
17 Kinwarton
18 Long Itchington & Stockton
19 Napton & Fenny Compton
20 Quinton
21 Red Horse
22 Shipston North
23 Shipston South
24 Shottery
25 Snitterfield
26 Southam North
27 Southam South
28 Studley with Mappleborough Green
29 Studley with Sambourne
30 Tanworth-in-Arden
31 Tiddington
32 Welcombe
33 Welford-on-Avon
34 Wellesbourne East
35 Wellesbourne West
36 Wootton Wawen

Ward and Parish Maps

Maps of all wards and parishes within the Stratford-on-Avon District Council area can be found via the Ordnance Survey Election Maps website. Just follow the instructions on the site.

Standing for Election

If you are thinking of standing for election or will be an election agent, the best source of information to help you through the process is published by the Electoral Commission. Guidance for Candidates and Agents

You may wish to have a look at our Be a Councillor pages, where you can download relevant information booklets.

The Government Equalities Office may be able to help people with a disability with financial support in order to stand for election. For more information please see the guidance on gov.uk.

How to Vote

Registering

You need to be registered to vote for UK elections and referendums. Go to our Registering to Vote page for more information.

Vote

If you are already registered to vote for UK elections and referendums, you can vote by postal or proxy or visit your local polling station.

Further Information

For further information, please contact Election Services:

For press enquiries, please contact 01789 260105.

Contact: the Democratic Services team

Last updated on 30/03/2021