Elections were held for 12 of the 36 Borough Councillors on 4 May 2023. The Wards with scheduled elections were:
The next scheduled elections are to be held on 2nd May 2024 for 12 Crawley Borough councillors and the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner.
At all elections you will need to show photographic identifcation before you can vote at a polling station. Find out what is acceptable voter ID, and how to request a Voter Authority Certificate if you have no suitable form of photographic identity.
Following the 2018 ward boundary review by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England, the number of Councillors for Crawley was set at 36 and elections for all councillors for the new wards were held in 2019. Elections for one third of the councillors are held annually on the first Thursday in May, apart from years where there are elections to West Sussex County Council when there are no scheduled Borough Council elections.
|Year||Elections||2 Member ward with no election||Year of cycle|
|2020 (postponed to 2021)||Borough Council||Furnace Green Ward||Year one|
|2021||West Sussex County Council||None|
|2022||Borough Council||Gossops Green and North East Broadfield||Year two|
|2023||Borough Council||Tilgate||Year three|
|2024||Borough Council||Furnace Green||Year one|
|2025||West Sussex County Council||None|