Decision making

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Emergency decisions taken as a consequence of the coronavirus crisis:

Brexit, devolution and settlement

Voting and elections

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Electoral Services office is closed.

Help and guidance: Electoral Services during the coronavirus outbreak

District Council elections and West Yorkshire Combined Authority Mayoral election - Thursday 6 May 2021

District Council elections are currently scheduled to be held in each of the 23 wards in Kirklees.

These elections were previously scheduled to be held in May 2020 but were deferred to Thursday 6 May 2021 by the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Coronavirus Act 2020.

Residents across the West Yorkshire area will also vote on who represents them at a West Yorkshire Combined Authority Mayoral Election.

Apply for a proxy vote

It's too late to apply to vote by post, but you can still apply to vote by proxy (someone to vote on your behalf at your local polling station).

Registering to vote



Ballots and reviews