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Thursday 2 May 2024 - Elections

Local Government Election

Police and Crime Commissioner Election

North East Mayoral Combined Authority Election

Local Government Election

Local Elections will take place in Gateshead on Thursday 2 May 2024, the election will take place to elect Councillors (one per ward) to Gateshead council.

Local Notice of Election

Election of Councillors for the wards listed below

WardNumber of Councillors to be elected 
Birtley One
BlaydonOne
Bridges One
Chopwell and Rowlands GillOne
ChowdeneOne
Crawcrook and Greenside One
DeckhamOne
Dunston and TeamsOne
Dunston Hill and Whickham East One
FellingOne
High Fell One
LamesleyOne
Lobley Hill and BenshamOne
Low FellOne
Pelaw and HeworthOne
Ryton Crookhill and StellaOne
SaltwellOne
Wardley and Leam LaneOne
Whickham North One
Whickham South and Sunniside One
Windy Nook and WhitehillsOne
Winlaton and High SpenOne

 

  1. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH on any day from the date of this notice, on Monday to Friday 9am. to 5pm. (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4pm on Friday, 5th April 2024.

  2.  Nomination papers may be obtained from the offices of the Returning Officer, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH, during the times stated above.

  3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 2nd May 2024.

  4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 11:59pm on Tuesday, 16th April 2024. Applications can be made online Gov.uk

  5. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH by 5pm on Wednesday, 17th April 2024.

  6. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate or an Anonymous Elector's Document valid for this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday, 24th April 2024. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate can be made online at Gov.uk

  7. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH by 5pm on Wednesday, 24th April 2024.

  8. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on the grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH by 5pm on Thursday, 2nd May 2024.The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday, 24th April 2024. To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Wednesday, 24th April 2024.

Local notice of election 2024 (PDF) [18KB] (opens new window)

Local Elections notice of election agents 2024 (PDF) [89KB] (opens new window)

Notice of Poll Birtley (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Blaydon (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Bridges (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Chopwell and Rowlands Gill (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Chowdene (Word doc) [20KB]

Notice of Poll Crawcrook and Greenside (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Deckham (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Dunston and Teams (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Dunston Hill and Whickham East (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Felling (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll High Fell (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Lamesley (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Lobley Hill and Bensham (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Low Fell (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Pelaw and Heworth (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Ryton Crookhill and Stella (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Saltwell (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Wardley and Leam lane (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Whickham North (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Whickham South and Sunniside (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Windy Nook and Whitehills (Word doc) [8KB]

Notice of Poll Winlaton and High Spen (Word doc) [8KB]

Local Election Candidates

View the list of Local Election Candidates 2024.

Police and Crime Commissioner Election

Police and Crime Commissioner election for the Northumbria Police Area

  1.  An election is to be held for a Police and Crime Commissioner for the Northumbria Police Area.
  2. Nomination papers can be obtained from the office of the Police Area Returning Officer, Electoral Services, Sunderland City Council, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland, SR1 3AA, during the times stated below.
  3. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Police Area Returning Officer at Electoral Services, Sunderland City Council, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland, SR1 3AA between 10am and 4pm on any working day after publication of this notice but no later than 4pm on Friday 5 April 2024.
  4. The £5,000 deposit can be paid by legal tender or by means of a banker's draft from a drawer which carries on business as a banker in the United Kingdom, or, with my prior permission only, via electronic transfer.
  5.  If the election is contested, the poll will take place on Thursday 2 May 2024
  6.  Applications to register to vote must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 11:59pm on Tuesday 16 April 2024. Applications can be made online at Gov.uk
  7. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5:00 pm on Wednesday 17 April 2024. Applications can be made online at Gov.uk
  8.  Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate or an Anonymous Elector's Document valid for this election must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate can be made online at Gov.uk.
  9. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024. Some applications can be made online at Gov.uk
  10. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 2 May 2024.
Local AuthorityContact - The Electoral Registration OfficerTelephone
GatesheadElectoral Services, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead NE8 1HH 0191 433 3963
NewcastleElectoral Services, Newcastle Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon-Tyne NE1 8QH0191 278 7878
North TynesideElectoral Services, Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park, The Silverlink North, North Tyneside NE27 0BY0191 643 2270
NorthumberlandElection Office, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 2EF01670 624 844
South TynesideElection Office, Town Hall, Westoe Road, South Shields NE33 2RL0191 424 7230
SunderlandElectoral Services, Sunderland City Council, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland SR1 3AA0191 520 5550

Notice of Election PCC 24 (PDF) [101KB] (opens new window)

Statement of Persons Nominated

Statement of persons nominated - PCC (PDF) [17KB]  View this information as web content.

Election addresses of candidates PCC (PDF) [14KB] (opens new window)

Notice of Election Agent and Offices

Notice of Election Agent and offices - PCC (PDF) [16KB] View this information as web content.

Notice of poll

Notice of Poll CAM (PDF) [62KB]

Notice of Sub election agent and offices CAM (PDF) [13KB]

North East Mayoral Combined Authority Election

  1.  An election is to be held for a combined authority mayor for the North East Mayoral Combined Authority.
  2.  Nomination papers can be obtained from the office of the Combined Authority Returning Officer, Electoral Services, Sunderland City Council, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland, SR1 3AA, during the times stated below.
  3. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Combined Authority Returning Officer at Electoral Services, Sunderland City Council, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland, SR1 3AA between 10am and 4pm on any working day after publication of this notice but no later than 4pm on Friday 5 April 2024.
  4. The £5,000 deposit can be paid by legal tender or by means of a banker's draft from a drawer which carries on business as a banker in the United Kingdom, or, with my prior permission only, via electronic transfer.
  5.  If the election is contested, the poll will take place on Thursday 2 May 2024.
  6.  Applications to register to vote must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 11:59pm on Tuesday 16 April 2024. Applications can be made online at Gov.UK - register to vote
  7. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 17 April 2024. Applications can be made online at GOV.UK postal vote online form
  8.  Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate or an Anonymous Elector's Document valid for this election must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate can be made online at Voter Authority Certificate.gov.uk
  9. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024. Some applications can be made online at gov proxy vote
  10. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 2 May 2024.
Local AuthorityContact - The Electoral Registration OfficerTelephone
DurhamElectoral Services, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL03000 261212
GatesheadElectoral Services, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead NE8 1HH 0191 433 3963
NewcastleElectoral Services, Newcastle Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon-Tyne NE1 8QH0191 278 7878
North TynesideElectoral Services, Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park, The Silverlink North, North Tyneside NE27 0BY0191 643 2270
NorthumberlandElection Office, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 2EF01670 624 844
South TynesideElection Office, Town Hall, Westoe Road, South Shields NE33 2RL0191 424 7230
SunderlandElectoral Services, Sunderland City Council, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland SR1 3AA0191 520 5550

Notice of Combined Authority Mayoral Election 24 (PDF) [102KB] (opens new window)  

Statement of Persons Nominated

Statement of person nominated - CAM (PDF) [18KB]  View this information as web content.

Notice of Election Agent and Offices

Notice of Election Agents and offices - CAM (PDF) [18KB]  View this information as web content.

Notice of poll

Notice of Poll PCC (PDF) [12KB]

Notice of Sub election agent and offices PCC (PDF) [14KB]