London Mayor and Assembly elections

The election of the Mayor of London and 25 Assembly Members will take place on Thursday 6 May.

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We are working hard to ensure polling stations are as safe as possible for the elections are taking place on Thursday 6 May.

There are 3 ways to vote and it's never too early to choose the best voting option for you.

  • in person - going to the polling station to vote on polling day
  • by post - completing your ballot paper at home and returning it in the post
  • ask a proxy to vote for you - if you are unable to go to the polling station yourself, you can ask a trusted person to vote on your behalf

Please note: You must be registered to vote - and the deadline to register is midnight on Monday 19 April.

Register to vote

Want to vote by post?

If you want to vote by post, apply early, so there's plenty of time to process your application. 

The deadline for applying for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 20 April. 

Apply for a postal vote

Please note: If you do not have access to a printer and would like to request a paper application form, please email

Completed applications can be either emailed to us or posted to:

Electoral Services Office
Phase 2, Civic Centre
High Street

Find out more about the elections at

Page last updated: 17 Feb 2021