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Coronavirus (COVID-19): updates and advice.

Polls scheduled for 2021

Due to COVID-19, all elections and referenda have been postponed until May 2021.

The following polls are currently (as at 15 January 2021) scheduled to take place then:

  • Police and Crime Commissioner for Dorset
  • By-elections for:
    • Lyme Regis Town Council 
    • Weymouth Town Council – Wyke Regis Ward
    • Shaftesbury Town Council – West Ward
    • Portland Town Council – Portland Tophill East Ward
    • Ferndown – Ferndown Central Ward
    • Okeford Fitzpaine Parish Council (2 seats)
  • Neighbourhood Plan Referendums for:
    • Arne
    • Milton Abbas
    • Portland

We will continue to update these lists as things move forward.

If you wish to participate in these polls, and you are not already registered, please do not leave registration to the last minute, register to vote now on GOV.UK.

You should also consider how you wish to vote (ie at a polling station or by post or by proxy). Find out more about the different ways you can vote

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