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Haringey Council Elections 2022

Elections to Haringey Council will take place on Thursday 5 May 2022. Voters in the borough will choose who they want to represent them as their ward councillors.

Changes to wards:

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) carried out a statutory review of the council’s electoral arrangements (external link). Following the implementation of their recommendations, the following will come into force from May 2022:

  • The number of wards will increase from 19 to 21
  • The number of councillors will remain at 57
  • 15 wards will have 3 councillors, and 6 wards will have 2 councillors

Table: Haringey Wards from May 2022

WardNumber of councillors
Alexandra Park2
Bounds Green2
Bruce Castle3
Crouch End3
Fortis Green3
Harringay3
Hermitage and Gardens2
Highgate3
Hornsey3
Muswell Hill2
Noel Park3
Northumberland Park3
Seven Sisters2
South Tottenham3
St Ann’s2
Stroud Green3
Tottenham Central3
Tottenham Hale3
West Green3
White Hart Lane3
Woodside3

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Election Timetable

Table: election timetable

EventDate
Publication of Notice of ElectionMonday 21 March 2022
Delivery of nomination papersOn any working day between 10am and 4pm from the date stated on the Notice of Election
Deadline for delivery of nomination papers4pm on Tuesday 5 April 2022
Deadline for withdrawals of nomination4pm on Tuesday 5 April 2022
Deadline of notification of appointment of election agents4pm on Tuesday 5 April 2022
Publication of first interim election notice of alterationTuesday 5 April 2022
Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated4pm on Wednesday 6 April 2022
Last day to register to vote

Thursday 14 April 2022

Register to vote

Deadline to receive new postal vote applications, or to change or cancel an existing postal, proxy or postal proxy vote arrangement

5pm on Tuesday 19 April 2022

Download a postal vote application form

Publication of Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling StationsNot later than Tuesday 26 April 2022
Deadline to receive new proxy vote applications (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)

5pm on Tuesday 26 April 2022

Download an application form to vote by proxy

Publication of second interim election notice of alterationBetween Wednesday 6 April and Tuesday 26 April 2022
Last day to appoint polling and counting agentsWednesday 27 April 2022
Publication of final election notice of alterationWednesday 27 April 2022
First day to issue postal vote packs in response to requests to replace lost postal vote packsThursday 28 April 2022
Polling day7am to 10pm on Thursday 5 May 2022
Deadline emergency proxy vote applications

5pm on Thursday 5 May 2022

Information about how to vote by emergency proxy

Last day to issue replacements for spoilt or lost postal vote packs5pm on Thursday 5 May 2022
Last time to alter the register due to clerical error or court appeal9pm on Thursday 5 May 2022
Counting of votesFriday 6 May 2022
Last day for the receipt of election expensesFriday 10 June 2022

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Election Notices

Tuesday 26 April 2022

Wednesday 6 April 2022

Monday 21 March 2022

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Be a Councillor

Information about what is involved in being a councillor can be found on the following links:

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How to stand as a candidate

If you want to become a councillor, you must stand as a candidate and be elected at a local council election.

Standing as a member of a political party

If you wish to stand as a candidate for a political party at the council elections, you must be a member of their local party. You must contact the local party for information on how to join their organisation and how they select members of their party to be candidates at an election.

Standing as an independent candidate

If you do not want to represent a political party, you can stand as an independent candidate. For guidance on being an independent councillor, please contact the Local Government Association Independent Group at Independent.GroupLGA@local.gov.uk or phone 020 7664 3224.

Nomination period

To become an election candidate, you have to complete and submit a nomination paper to the Returning Officer during the nomination period of the election. You will need to find 2 people, 1 to propose you (a nomination) and the other to second the nomination. You will also need to find a further 8 people to act as assentors to your nomination (ie they agree that you would be a suitable candidate and are prepared to sign a document to confirm this).

See the election timetable for the 2022 Haringey Council elections for deadline dates. Nomination papers for the 2022 council elections will be available to download from this website in February 2022.

After nominations have closed all validly nominated candidates will be invited to a meeting where they will receive more specific details about the election, such as arrangements for postal vote opening, polling day and the count.

Further information

If you are interested in being a candidate in the 2022 Haringey Council elections, please email elections@haringey.gov.uk to be added to the mailing list information about this.

Read The Electoral Commission's guidance for local government election candidates and agents (external link).

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Briefings for Candidates and Agents

The Returning Officer will be providing briefings for any person wishing to stand as a candidate at the 2022 Haringey Council elections.

Further details will be posted here once the dates have been confirmed. Please email elections@haringey.gov.uk to be added to the mailing list for this.

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Election Meeting Rooms 

Candidates are entitled to use rooms in publicly funded buildings to hold public meetings from the last date of publication of the Notice of Election through to the day before polling day. 

The availability of meeting rooms at any of the venues is dependent on pre-existing bookings. 

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Further information

For further information on standing for election, including details of qualifications and disqualifications, please see the Electoral Commission’s website (external link).

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Election enquiries

For further help or information, please contact us on:

Alternatively, you can write to the Electoral Registration team at:

  • The Electoral Registration Office, George Meehan House, Wood Green N22 8YX

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Page last updated:

April 27, 2022