The Returning Officer welcomes the interest of the media in elections held in Southampton and recognises the important part they play in the electoral process. 

If you are interested in receiving information about the Southampton City Elections to be held on 6 May 2021 as and when it becomes available, please email providing your name, contact email address, your job title and details of the organisation you represent.

These elections will take place at a time when Covid-19 continues to present risks to public health. As the measures necessary to control the spread of the virus may change as we approach May, confirmation of the arrangements for providing technical support regarding operations within the O2 Guildhall and also an overview of how and when the count process will take place will be provided here in due course.  In the meantime, to register your interest please email