Lincolnshire County Council Election - 6th May 2021

Voting safely at this year’s elections

The election

Polling stations across the North Kesteven District Council area will open at 7am and close at 10pm to elect eleven county councillors. 

Eleven County Council divisions are within North Kesteven District Council administrative area. One councillor will be elected for each electoral division and each councillor is elected to serve a four year term. The electoral divisions within the North Kesteven area are:

  • Bassingham & Welbourn
  • Eagle & Hykeham West
  • Heckington
  • Hykeham Forum
  • Metheringham Rural
  • Potterhanworth & Coleby 
  • Ruskington
  • Sleaford
  • Sleaford Rural
  • Waddington & Hykeham East 
  • Washingborough


As with national elections, candidates and campaigners should also have regard to the Electoral Commission's Code of Conduct for Campaigners - Opens in a new window, which outlines what is, and what is not, acceptable behaviour at polling stations and in the community during the lead up to polling day.

Candidates and agents are also requested to ensure they have regard to the advice on the Electoral Commission’s website - Opens in a new window, which also includes specific information in relation to the coronavirus pandemic and campaigning.

Please Note: The District Council does not have any information about the candidates standing for election.  It is the responsibility of candidates to provide and circulate their own election material as part of their election campaign.

Candidates and Agents Briefing

A briefing for candidates and agents to cover the processes and requirement for nomination, as well as arrangements for polling day and the count, was held on Wednesday 10 March 2021. A copy of the briefing is now available in the downloads tab. 

Statement of Persons Nominated

The full list of candidates standing for each electoral division can be viewed on the notices below. 



Notice of Election Agents



Declaration of Results 


The Count for these elections will take place on Friday 7 May. The Deputy Returning Officer will publish a Declaration of Result of Poll for each electoral division, which will be added to this page when each document is available.