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Local Elections


There are no local elections this year. A general election will take place Thursday 8 June 2017.

Chopwell and Rowlands Gill by-election

A by-election took place on 22 September 2016 in the Chopwell and Rowlands Gill ward to elect one councillor.

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Notice of election

Notice of election agents

Statement of persons nominated

Notice of poll

Situation of polling stations

Local Elections took place on Thursday 5 May 2016.

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Gateshead has 66 councillors - three councillors representing each of the 22 areas / wards in the borough. At a local election one seat in every area / ward is contested. Each councillor must stand for re-election after 4 years.

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Electoral Services
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street

0191 433 2166