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Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats

Candidate Info and Election Timetable

Here is some useful information for prospective candidates and electors standing in the Council Elections on Thurs 6 May 2021.

For full guidance on standing as a Candidate please see:

The number of signatories on a nomination has been announced to be 2, rather than 10. Nomination forms with this change will be on the Elections Management page when they are available from the Electoral Commission.


Mon 22 March Poll Cards for every registered elector will be sent. If you don't get one, check with Elections Management.
Mon 22 March The Notice of Election will be posted here.
Mon 22 March Nominations for Candidates open.
Thu 8 April - 4pm Nominations close. Don't miss this deadline!
Thu 15 - Sat 17 April Isle Vote online candidate hustings.
Mon 19 April Last date to register as an elector. How to check your entry is on the Elections Management page. More info on electoral registration.
Tue 20 April Last date to apply for a postal vote. You can do that here. You can apply for a specific election or for all elections by date.
Tue 27 April Last date to apply for a proxy voite. You can do that here.
Thurs 6 May Polling Day. Good luck all.

Campaigning Rules in full are here at gov.uk and a summary received by Bob Blezzard from ALDC said:

Further information from Federal on help, advice and resources to fight the election is on the page Everything you need for May.

Information on the Hampshire Police Area and the Police and Crime Commissioner Election is here.

Many thanks to the Electoral Services Manager of the Isle of WIght Council.Their Elections Management page is here with more information and contact details.