London Borough of Croydon

Election types

  • UK Parliamentary General - there are three Members of Parliament (MPs) elected to represent Croydon - Croydon North, Croydon Central and Croydon South constituencies.
     
  • Mayor of London - a Mayor is elected to represent the whole of London.
     
  • Greater London Assembly - twenty-five London Assembly Members are elected. Fourteen represent a constituency area - in Croydon's case, that constituency is called Croydon and Sutton - and eleven are elected on a London-wide basis.
     
  • London Borough of Croydon - seventy councillors are elected across the twenty four electoral wards of the borough.
     
  • European Parliamentary - eight Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are elected to represent the London electoral region.

Who can vote in which election?

UK Parliamentary elections (every five years) - British citizens, qualifying Commonwealth citizens (including Cyprus and Malta) and citizens of the Republic of Ireland.

Mayor of London and the London Assembly elections (every four years) - British citizens, qualifying Commonwealth citizens (including Cyprus and Malta), Republic of Ireland and European Union citizens - excluding overseas electors.

Local government elections (every four years) - British, qualifying Commonwealth (including Cyprus and Malta), Republic of Ireland and European Union citizens - excluding overseas electors.

European Parliamentary elections (every five years) - British, Commonwealth, Republic of Ireland (including Cyprus and Malta ) and European Union member citizens

In addition, by-elections can take place at any time to fill a vacancy caused by an elected representative resigning, dying or becoming disqualified from office.

Contacts

Electoral services

Telephone: 
020 8726 6300
Address Line:

Electoral Services

The Town Hall

Katharine Street

Croydon

CR9 1DE

Office hours are 9am to 5pm.