Local elections took place in each of the 17 wards across the city on 2nd May 2019.
On polling day Polling Stations will be open across the city from 7am until 10pm. See your poll card for details of the polling station address for your area. Alternatively, you can search for your nearest polling station by entering your postcode into our poll station finder.
There are some recent changes to polling stations listed below.
For more information on polling stations and this election, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Elections team on 01332 640837.
The date for receiving nominations for the local elections on 2nd May has now passed.
However 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.
There have been two Candidate and Agent Briefing sessions for the Local Elections. Details of each of the presentations are in the downloads section below.
For further information or to book a place contact email the electoral services team on email@example.com.
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 to have your national insurance number to hand when registering. The registration deadline has passed for the 23rd May elections.
For future elections you can also apply to register by contacting the electoral services team on our helpline 01332 640837. Please have your national insurance number to hand. Registering to vote can also improve your credit rating.
Further details on postal and proxy voting are available on the Guide to Voting section of our website. For the elections on Thursday 23rd May the deadline for us to receive completed postal vote applications is 5pm on Wednesday 8th May. The deadline for receipt of proxy applications is 5pm on Wednesday 15th May.
If you have applied to vote by post or as a postal proxy you will not be able to vote at a polling station.
If we received you application for a postal vote by Friday 12th April you should receive your postal vote by Monday 13th May.
If we receive your application for a postal vote between Monday 15th April and 5pm Wednesday 8th May 2019 you should receive your postal vote Friday 17th May.
Enquiries can be made to the electoral services team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01332 640837.
We currently have 51 Councillors representing 17 wards across the city.
There are three seats in each of the 17 wards. One seat in each of the wards is re-elected every year for three successive years out of four.
European elections are confirmed to take place in the UK on Thursday 23rd May between 7am and 10pm.
The next Local Election is scheduled for 7th May 2020. Polling will be between 7am and 10pm at polling stations across the city.
The next UK Parliamentary Election must take place on or before 5th May 2022.