Crawley Borough Council Elections

Crawley Borough Council elects its Councillors by thirds, which means that our elections are held in three out of four years. The next scheduled elections will be held on 3 May 2018.

Crawley Borough Council Elections - Thursday 3 May 2018

Elections for Borough Councillors in all wards except for Gossops Green, Three Bridges and Tilgate are being held on Thursday 3 May 2018.

Due to the current review of ward boundaries in Crawley, all those who are elected at this election will only be elected for one year. Next year the whole of Crawley will be voting for all councillors in their wards.

Key Dates for this Election

*If your postal vote application is received after 19 March your pack will be issued on 23 April

Deadlines for this Election

  • New applications to register to vote - Tues 17 April
  • New applications to vote by post or changes to existing postal vote or proxy - 5pm on Weds 18 April
  • New applications to vote by proxy - 5pm on Weds 25 April
  • Applications for an emergency proxy vote - 5pm on Thurs 3 May

West Sussex County Council Elections

West Sussex County Council is currently made up of 71 members elected to represent their local communities. You can learn more on the West Sussex County Council website.


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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