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Local elections

Local elections will take place onThursday 6 May 2021

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

Local Election candidates 2021

View the candidates and statement of persons nominated for each ward in Gateshead.

Election notices

Icon for pdf Notice of Election [18.09KB]

Notice of casual vacancy

Icon for pdf Notice of Casual Vacancy for Birtley Ward [10.62KB]

Icon for pdf Notice of Casual Vacancy for Lamesley Ward [10.82KB]


Contact us

Electoral Services
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street

0191 433 7001

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