Elections and voting

The Runnymede Borough Council, Surrey County Council and Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner elections, and a Neighbourhood Planning Referendum in Thorpe, took place on Thursday 6 May 2021.
Police and Crime Commissioner election: 6 May 2021
Election results from 1978 to date, including Borough elections (and by elections), County, Parliamentary and European
Voting in elections is an important way to make your voice heard on the issues that concern you. It is central to the way in which our democracy works.
Almost anyone can stand for election to the local council. As long as you meet the criteria below, and can find ten people to support your nomination, you may put your name forward and become a candidate.
In order to hold a referendum to change our model of governance from the current committee system to a leader and cabinet or elected mayor and cabinet system, we would need a certain number of registered voters' signatures on a petition. This figure is known as the verification number.