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Local Elections 2021: Rules around voting due to coronavirus

Sign up for the latest from M.E.N. political editor Jennifer Williams All local elections due to take place on May 7 2020 in England and Wales were postponed for a year until May 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The postponed elections take place on May 6 alongside those scheduled for this year. This means all eligible voters in England will have a poll of some kind, with many having multiple ballots taking place at once.

Elections taking place will include county, district, combined mayoral, local authority mayoral, Greater London Authority, London mayoral and Police and Crime Commissioner, alongside other by-elections, polls and referenda.

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