Election information 2018

Notice of Election Petition Trial

An election petition hearing is scheduled to take place on 21st and 22nd November. Please see the Notice of Election Petition Trial for details. 

2018 Local Election 

The latest election to be held was the local elections in each of the 17 city wards on Thursday 3rd May.

There was one seat contested in each of the 17 wards:

  • Abbey
  • Allestree
  • Alvaston
  • Arboretum
  • Blagreaves
  • Boulton
  • Chaddesden
  • Chellaston
  • Darley
  • Derwent
  • Littleover
  • Mackworth
  • Mickleover
  • Normanton
  • Oakwood
  • Sinfin
  • Spondon

How can I stand for election?

To be able to stand as a candidate in local elections in the city you must meet certain criteria. Further information on standing as a Candidate in Local Elections is available at the electoral commission website or you can contact our electoral services team.

How can I register to vote?

If you are not already registered to vote the quickest and easiest way to register is to go to the GOV website. You will need your national insurance number to hand when registering as there will be an ID check as part of the registration process.

You can also contact the electoral services team on our helpline 01332 640837 to register over the phone if you have your national insurance number to hand.

How can I vote by post or proxy?

Further details on postal and proxy voting are available on the Guide to Voting section of our website.

If you have applied to vote by post or as a postal proxy you will not be able to vote at a polling station.

Enquiries should be made to electoral services team on elections@derby.gov.uk or 01332 640837.

How often do we elect our councillors?

We currently have 51 Councillors representing 17 wards across the city.
There are three seats in each of the 17 wards that make up the city. One seat in each of the wards is re-elected every year for three successive years out of four.

When are the next Local, and UK Parliamentary Elections?

The next Local Election is scheduled for Thursday 2nd May 2019. Polling will be between 7.00am and 10.00pm at venues across the city. The next UK Parliamentary Election must take place on or before Thursday 7th May 2020.

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