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Elections and voting

The annual canvass to update the Register of Electors

The Council started the annual canvass to update the Register of Electors from 15 July.

We delivered letters to all homes across South Tyneside, to help us identify all those entitled to vote.

The annual canvass

Referendum for the Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan

A Neighbourhood Planning Referendum was held for the Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 4 August 2022.

Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan Referendum results

Local government election results

Local government elections have been held to elect one councillor in each of the 18 wards in South Tyneside, and a vacancy in the Harton ward.

Voting took place on Thursday 5 May 2022. Read more about the May 2022 local government elections.

The results are now in:

See the local government election results


Register to vote

You need to register to vote before you can vote in UK elections or referendums.

Register to vote

How to vote

You can vote at a polling station, by post or by proxy.

How to vote

Polling stations

You can only vote at the polling station location on your polling card.

Find your polling station

About elections in South Tyneside

Past election results

See the results of past elections in South Tyneside.

View past election results

Types of elections

Currently there are three types of elections in South Tyneside.

Types of elections

Political share of the Council

View the political share of the Council.

Political share of the Council

Contact the elections team

The Elections Office
Town Hall and Civic Offices
Westoe Road
South Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE33 2RL

Phone: 0191 424 7230

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