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Apply to work at an election or as a canvasser


We are now recruiting staff to work on the Greater London Authority Elections on Thursday 6 May 2021.

All previous and existing staff have been sent an email from Merton Council Electoral Services asking them to register with our new staffing portal in order to apply to work on the elections.

If you have not received an email, and would be interested in working on the elections, please send an email with your name, email address and phone number to You will then be sent an email to register on the staffing portal.

View a full list of job descriptions for these elections

The deadline for completed applications is Friday 12 March 2021.


Every year we recruit a number of canvassers to assist with updating the electoral register.

Recruitment for working on canvassing duties has now closed.

Please check back around July/August when we will be recruiting again.