Elections

Crawley Borough Council Elections

Thursday 2 May 2019

These elections follow a review of Crawley Ward Boundaries by the Local Government Boundary Commission of England which has meant some changes to wards and the number of Councillors in some wards. All Council seats will be elected on 2 May.

Details of the new ward boundaries can be found at: www.lgbce.org.uk/all-reviews/south-east/west-sussex/crawley

Key Information for this Election

Deadlines for this Election

  • New applications to register to vote - Friday 12 April
  • New applications to vote by post or changes to existing postal vote or proxy - 5pm on Monday 15 April
  • New applications to vote by proxy - 5pm on Weds 24 April
  • Applications for an emergency proxy vote - 5pm on Thurs 2 May

West Sussex County Council Elections

West Sussex County Council is currently made up of 70 members elected to represent their local communities. You can learn more on the West Sussex County Council website.

European Parliamentary Elections

The European Parliamentary Elections will be held across Europe from 22 - 26 May 2019. Polling Day in the UK is Thursday 23 May 2019.

Key Dates for this Election

EU Citizens - voting in this election

If you are a European Union citizen registered to vote in Crawley you are entitled to vote at this election in Crawley instead of in your home country. All European voters registered in the borough were sent a European Parliament Voter Registration Form on 15 April 2019. We must receive this form by 7 May from any EU citizens that wish to vote in Crawley at this election.

Voting

In order to vote your name needs to be included on the Register of Electors. Find out about registering to vote and how to cast your vote.

If you would like to vote by post or by proxy you can download application forms at www.aboutmyvote.co.uk

Standing as a candidate in local or county elections

If you are interested in standing as a candidate please refer to the Electoral Commission website for candidate's guidance

If you plan to stand please contact the Elections Office who will be able to provide a candidate’s guide and all the paper work that is required.

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