Council Elections May 2022

Local Government and Community Council elections will take place in Wales in May 2022.
In Blaenau Gwent, there will be elections for 33 county councillors and 69 community and town councillors.

Blaenau Gwent Council Elections 2022

Details of which elections will be taking place in your area, and which candidates are standing, will be available on our website from 6 April 2022.

Who can vote?

Any Blaenau Gwent resident aged 16 or over can vote in these elections. Foreign nationals with permission to be here can also vote.

Only people registered on the electoral register can vote. You must be registered by 14th April 2022 to vote in the elections in May. You can register online at

If you are unable to register online, or you have any questions, contact our elections team on or 01495 355086.

When will I know the result?

The counting of the votes will take place on Friday 6 May 2022. Throughout the afternoon and evening of the 6 May 2022 the election results will be available on the Council website for you to see the results and who your new councillors are.

Interested in standing for election?

Email the elections team at to register for information regarding the election, including dates for candidate briefings. Further information is available on the Information for Candidates page.

Candidates wishing to stand for election need to submit nomination papers to the Returning Officer from Monday 21 March until 4pm on Tuesday 5 April 2022.