Elections 2018

Election results

The results for the Mayoral and local elections are now available.

Mayor of Tower Hamlets and Local Council Elections  - Thursday 3 May 2018

There are two scheduled polls taking place this year to elect the Mayor of Tower Hamlets and the Local Council Elections where 45 councillors will be elected for the 20 borough wards. Polling day is scheduled for Thursday 3 May 2018.

Situation of Polling stations

Notice of Election Agents

Mayoral booklet

Statement of persons nominated

Notice of election

Key dates

The timetable below applies to both polls.


Deadline for receiving applications for registration

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes

5pm, Wednesday 18 April 2018

Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)

5pm, Wednesday 25 April 2018

First date that electors can apply for a replacement for lost postal votes

Friday 27 April 2018

Last time that electors can apply for a replacement for spoilt or lost postal votes

5pm, Thursday 3 May 2018

Deadline for emergency proxy applications

5pm, Thursday 3 May 2018

Polling day

Thursday 3 May 2018 (7am to 10pm)


Download the detailed elections timetable.

Easy read guide to voting

Easy read guide for voters with learning disabilities.

Find your polling station

Enter your address/postcode into our polling station finder to find out where to vote.

Elections correspondence

Will Tuckley issued a letter to Cllr Golds on 11 May 2018 regarding the elections

Quick links

More information about Mayoral and Local Government elections can be found on The Electoral Commission website