Crawley Borough Council Elections 2023

Elections will be held for 12 of the 36 Borough Councillors on 4 May 2023. The Wards with scheduled elections are:

Important dates for the May 2023 elections

Voter ID

At these 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.

How to Stand as a Candidate

Full guidance on how to stand for the elections is on the Electoral Commission's website. The guidance covers eligibility; how to stand; permitted expenditure; the campaign; your rights and what happens after the declaration of the result. Become a Councillor.

Official Notices

Notice of Election - Crawley Borough Council 2023

The Crawley Borough Council Electoral Cycle

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

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