Our next full council elections will take place on Thursday 4 May 2023. Polling stations open at 7am and close at 10pm.

This year will see some changes with:

See Results of last election held on 2 May 2019

Deadlines for this year's elections

To take part in the elections:

  • if you are not already registered, you must register by midnight on 17 April 2023
  • if you want a postal or a postal proxy vote, we must get your application by 5pm on 18 April 2023
  • if you want a proxy to vote for you, we must get your application by 5pm on 25 April 2023

You can register to vote online. You can apply for a postal or proxy vote at the same time.

See Register to vote

If you're already on the electoral register, and want to change the way you vote, you can:

If you’re not sure if you are registered, you can ask us to check. Find our contact details at the end of this page.

Want to stand at the election?

See our election timetable for details of nomination deadlines.

If you want to know what's involved see Be a Councillor.

Contact the voting and elections team

Telephone: 01732 876022