2023 Elections

2023 Mayoral Election - District Council elections - Parish Council elections

The elections will take place on Thursday 4 May 2023.
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Notice of Elections:

The deadline for registering to vote is 11:59pm on Monday 17 April 2023. For more information on registering to vote, please access the Register to Vote page. 

You are now required to provide id when you cast your vote at the polling station. For information on which forms of id can be used and for information on applying for a Voter Authority Certificate if you don’t have any form of accepted id, please visit the Voter ID page. The deadline to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate for use at these elections is 5pm on Tuesday 25 April, but you should apply as soon as possible in case we need to check any details with you.

The deadline for applying for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2023. For more information and how to apply for a postal vote, please visit the Electoral Commission's Voting by Post (opens in a new window) page. 

The deadline for applying for a proxy vote (allowing someone you trust to vote on your behalf) is 5pm on Tuesday 25 April 2023.  For information and how to apply for a proxy vote, please visit the Electoral Commission's Voting by Proxy (opens in a new window) page. 

For more information on elections and voting, please visit the electoral commission’s website