Ballot BoxThis year, Newcastle City Council has no scheduled elections.

There are 26 wards in Newcastle, each represented by 3 councillors. Elections in Newcastle are by thirds and are traditionally held on the first Thursday of May. Councillors are elected for a four year term and one councillor per ward retires each year; there are no elections in the fourth year.

Previous elections

Political Composition of Council

View the current political composition of the council.


Electoral Services, Newcastle City Council, Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QH.  
Phone: 0191 278 7878 (and ask for Electoral Services)

Page last updated: 
3 April 2017
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