On Thursday 5th May 2022 All councillors will be elected which happens once every 4 years.
There are 20 wards in the London Borough of Merton
|Cannon Hill||Hillside*||Pollards Hill||Wandle*|
|Colliers Wood||Lavender Fields||Ravensbury||West Barnes|
|Cricket Green||Longthornton||Raynes Park||Wimbledon Park|
|Figge’s Marsh||Lower Morden||St Helier||Wimbledon Town & Dundonald|
*Three of the wards will now only have TWO councillors elected, rather than 3 for each ward, the three wards with the new 2 member limit is Hillside, Merton Park and Wandle.
Green (19 wards, 23 candidates)
Labour (All wards, 57 candidates)
Liberal Democrats (All wards, 57 candidates)
Local Conservative (All wards, 57 candidates)
Merton Park Ward Independent Residents (Merton Park ward, 2 candidates)
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (Cricket Green & Figge’s Marsh wards, 2 candidates)
Green (Borough-wide Polices)
Labour (Wimbledon Labour Policies, Mitcham & Morden Polices)
Liberal Democrats (Borough-wide Polices)
Local Conservative (None published)
Merton Park Ward Independent Residents (Merton Park ward)
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (Cricket Green & Figge’s Marsh wards)
21 April Merton Election Assembly – Merton Citizens is a diverse alliance of organisations working together on issues around; Mental Health, Refugee Welcome & Housing.
26 April The Merton Debate – Local radio Riverside Radio will be hosting a special #MertonDebate show live from Merton Arts Space in Wimbledon Library.
28 April Merton Climate Hustings – Friends of the Earth are joining with Sustainable Merton to bring a climate change aspect to the elections.
|Publication of notice of election||Friday 25 March 2022|
|Delivery of nomination papers (Potential candidates to apply)||Until 4pm on Tuesday 5 April 2022|
|Deadline for withdrawals of nomination||4pm on Tuesday 5 April 2022|
|Deadline for the notification of appointment of election agent||4pm on Tuesday 5 April 2022|
|Publication of first interim election notice of alteration||Tuesday 5 April 2022|
|Publication of statement of persons nominated (the list of who electors can vote for)||Not later than 4pm on Wednesday 6 April 2022|
|Deadline for receiving applications for registration (Register To Vote!)||Thursday 14 April 2022|
|Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes||5pm on Tuesday 19 April 2022|
|Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)||5pm on Tuesday 26 April 2022|
|Publication of second interim election notice of alteration||Between Wednesday 6 April 2022 & Tuesday 26 April 2022 (inclusive)|
|Publication of notice of poll||Not later than Tuesday 26 April 2022|
|Publication of final election notice of alteration||Wednesday 27 April 2022|
|Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agents||Wednesday 27 April 2022|
|First date that electors can apply for a replacement for lost postal votes||Thursday 28 April 2022|
|Polling day||7am to 10pm on Thursday 5 May 2022|
Candidates Announced up until 30th March (The Full List was published on 6th April)