Borough and Parish Council Elections - Thursday 2 May 2019

The Elections of Parish Councillors for Whitchurch Town Council and Hurstbourne Priors Parish Council are uncontested. Therefore, no poll will take place on Thursday 2 May 2019 in these areas and no postal ballot papers will be sent out to electors.

Elections for Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and some parish councils are scheduled to take place on Thursday 2 May 2019.

In order to vote in these elections, you need to be registered on the Basingstoke and Deane Register of Electors and you must be:

  • Residents in Basingstoke on the date of the election
  • A British, Irish or Commonwealth Citizen, or a citizen of a member state of the European Union
  • 18 years old or over

If you are an eligible elector and you are already on the Register of Electors for Basingstoke and Deane, you do not need to re-register for these elections.

Information on how to register. The deadline for applying to register for voting in the election is Friday 12 April 2019.

Where do I vote?

Find your polling station for the next election. This takes you to an external organisation who are responsible for the information provided.

Postal or Proxy voting

If you are unable to get to your polling station on Thursday 2 May 2019, you can apply for a postal or proxy vote. If you would like to know more information about these options visit the Postal and Proxy voting webpage.

By post

  • The deadline to apply to vote by post is 5pm on Monday 15 April 2019
  • If you apply to vote by post before Monday 1 April 2019, your postal vote will be dispatched first class on Wednesday 10 April 2019.
  • If you apply after Monday 1 April 2019 and before the final deadline of 5pm on Monday 15 April 2019, your postal vote will be dispatched first class on Tuesday 23 April 2019.
  • An application form to vote by post is available below. Please note that you will need to print this form and complete it as a signature is required in order to complete the form.

    Completed applications to vote by post can be:

  • Scanned and emailed to postal.voters@basingstoke.gov.uk or

  • Returned by post to:
    Electoral Services
    Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
    Civic Offices
    London Road
    Basingstoke
    RG21 4AH

PDF document Application to vote by post (PDF) [83 kb]

By Proxy

  • The deadline to apply to vote by proxy at these elections is 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2019
  • Application form for proxy vote is available below. Please note that you will need to print this form and complete it as a signature is required in order to complete the form.

    Completed applications to vote by proxy can be:

  • Scanned and emailed to proxy.voters@basingstoke.gov.uk or

  • Returned by post to:
    Electoral Services
    Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
    Civic Offices
    London Road
    Basingstoke
    RG21 4AH

PDF document Application to vote by proxy (PDF) [83 kb]

Candidates and Agents - Borough Council Elections

If you are interested in standing for election, further information can be found at Guidance for Candidates and Agents at Local Elections. You will also be able to find out about the processes you will need to follow to stand for election.

We will be holding a Candidates and Agents Briefing for Borough Elections on Monday 11 March at 5.30pm. This briefing will provide you with information about the processes you will need to follow to stand for election. We would recommend that you attend.

PDF document Notices of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations - All Wards and Parish (PDF) [225 kb]

PDF document Statements of Persons Nominated - Borough (PDF) [120 kb]

PDF document Notice of Election Agents and Offices (PDF) [150 kb]

PDF document Nomination Pack - Borough (PDF) [663 kb]

PDF document Notice of Election - Borough (PDF) [69 kb]

Borough wards holding elections

The following wards are scheduled to have an election on Thursday 2 May 2019:

Basing
Baughurst and Tadley North
Bramley and Sherfield
Brighton Hill North
Burghclere, Highclere and St Mary Bourne
Chineham
Eastrop
Grove
Hatch Warren and Beggarwood
Kempshott
Kingsclere
Norden
Oakley and North Waltham
Overton, Laverstoke and Steventon
Pamber and Silchester
South Ham
Tadley Central
Tadley South
Upton Grey and The Candovers
Winklebury

Candidates and Agents - Parish Council Elections

If you are interested in standing for election, further information can be found at Guidance for Candidates and Agents at Local Elections. You will also be able to find out about the processes you will need to follow to stand for election.

We will be holding a Candidates and Agents Briefing for Parish Elections on Tuesday 12 March at 5.30pm. This briefing will provide you with information about the processes you will need to follow to stand for election. We would recommend that you attend.

PDF document Notices of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations - All Wards and Parish (PDF) [225 kb]

PDF document Statement of Persons Nominated - Parish (PDF) [20 kb]

PDF document Notices of Uncontested Election - Parish (PDF) [178 kb]

PDF document Notice of Uncontested Election - No Candidates (PDF) [16 kb]

PDF document Nomination Pack - Parish (PDF) [658 kb]

PDF document Notice of Election - Parish (PDF) [71 kb]

Parish areas holding elections

There are parish elections scheduled in the following areas:

Ashford Hill with Headley
Candovers
Chineham
Cliddesden
Dummer
Ellisfield
Hannington
Herriard
Hurstbourne Priors
Kingsclere
Laverstoke
Mortimer West End
North Waltham
Oakley and Deane
Old Basing and Lychpit
Overton
Pamber
Preston Candover and Nutley
Silchester
Steventon
Tadley
Upton Grey
Whitchurch Town

Parish Elections will be held if there are more candidates than vacant seats. If there are the same number of seats or lower, no poll will be taken.

Election timetable

Publication of Notice of Election Tuesday 26 March 2019
Receipt of Nominations 4pm Wednesday 3 April 2019
Withdrawal of Candidate 4pm Wednesday 3 April 2019
Appointment of Election Agents 4pm Wednesday 3 April 2019
Publication of Notice of Election Agents 4pm Wednesday 3 April 2019
Publication of Statements of Persons Nominated 4pm Thursday 4 April 2019
Last Date for Registration Friday 12 April 2019
Amendments to existing Absent Vote applications and receipt of Postal Vote applications 5pm Monday 15 April 2019
Publication of Notice of Poll Wednesday 24 April 2019
Receipt of Proxy Vote applications 5pm Wednesday 24 April 2019
Appointment of Poll and Count Agents Thursday 25 April 2019
First Day to Issue Replacement Lost Postal Ballot Papers Friday 26 April 2019
Last Day to Issue Replacement Spoilt or Lost Postal Ballot Papers 5pm Thursday 2 May 2019
Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote applications 5pm Thursday 2 May 2019
Day of Poll 7am to 10pm Thursday 2 May 2019
Declaration of Candidates Expenses Thursday 30 May 2019
Return of Election Expenses Friday 7 June 2019

Contact us

  • Contact us online
  • 01256 844844
  • Civic Offices
    London Road
    Basingstoke
    RG21 4AH
  • Opening hours
    Monday to Thursday
    8.30am to 5pm
    Fridays
    8.30am to 4.30pm