Senedd Elections are held every 5 years. The next Senedd Election will be held on the 6 May 2021.
1 Senedd Member is elected to represent the Constituency of Ynys Môn. 4 Regional Members (MSs) are elected to represent North Wales as a whole.
The MSs divide their time between work at the Senedd in Cardiff and local work in the area they represent.
The deadline to register to vote: Monday, 19 April 2021.
Register to vote
Deadline to apply for a postal vote: 5pm Tuesday, 20 April 2021.
Register to postal vote
Deadline to apply for a proxy vote: 5pm Tuesday, 27 April 2021.
Register to proxy vote
Who can vote
To vote in the Senedd election you must be:
- registered to vote
- 16 years of age or over on polling day
- a British citizen, a qualifying Commonwealth citizen, a citizen of the European Union, or a qualifying foreign citizen
- resident in Wales, and
- not be subject to any legal incapacity to vote
Voting for the first time?
Your voice matters. If you're 16 or 17 years old in May 2021, you can vote for the first time in the Senedd Election.
Vote 16 events
Discover what's going on during Vote 16 Week in February 2021.
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