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Local elections

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 2022

View the candidates for each ward in Gateshead.

Election notices

Notice of Poll (PDF) [361KB] (opens new window)

Notice of election (PDF) [188KB] (opens new window)

Notice of election agents' names and offices (PDF) [140KB] (opens new window)


Contact us

Electoral Services
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street

0191 433 7001

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