Local elections will be held in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 2 May 2019.
Newcastle City Council elections
One seat in each of the Council’s 26 wards will be up for election.
This includes the Dene and South Gosforth ward that High West Jesmond is part of.
Ensure that you are registered to vote by 12 April 2019.
Find out more information on the Newcastle City Council website.
Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority Mayoral Election 2019
On 2 May 2019 there will be a mayoral election for the North of Tyne Combined Authority.
People who are registered to vote in local elections for any of the three councils: Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland are eligible to vote.
Find out more details of the mayoral election on the North of Tyne Combined Authority website.
How to register to vote
To vote in the elections to be held on Thursday 2 May 2019 you must be registered by Friday 12 April 2019.
You can now register to vote online in as little as 3 minutes on the GOV.UK website. All you need is your name, address, date of birth and National Insurance number.