Borough and Parish Council Elections - Thursday 3 May 2018

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Elections for Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and some parish councils are scheduled to take place on Thursday 3 May 2018.

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 Tuesday 17 April 2018.

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.

Notices

PDF document Notice of Election - Borough Councillors (PDF) [19 kb]

PDF document Notice of Election - Parish Councillors (PDF) [23 kb]

PDF document Statement of Persons Nominated - Election of Borough Councillors (PDF)

PDF document Statement of Persons Nominated - Election of Parish Councillors (PDF) [63 kb]

PDF document Notice of Election Agents and Offices (PDF) [105 kb]

PDF document Notice of Uncontested Parish Elections (PDF) [48 kb]

PDF document Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations (all wards) (PDF)

Postal or Proxy voting

If you are unable to get to your polling station on Thursday 3 May 2018, 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 Wednesday 18 April 2018
  • If you apply to vote by post before Tuesday 20 March 2018, your postal vote will be dispatched first class on Friday 13 April 2018.
  • If you apply after Tuesday 20 March 2018 and before the final deadline of 5pm on Wednesday 18 April 2018, your postal vote will be dispatched first class on Monday 23 April 2018.
  • 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)

By Proxy

  • The deadline to apply to vote by proxy at these elections is 5pm on Wednesday 25 April 2018
  • 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.

PDF document Candidates and Agents Information and Nomination Pack (PDF)

PDF document Candidates and Agents Presentation 2018 (PDF) [812 kb]

Wards holding elections

The following wards are scheduled to have an election on 3 May 2018:

Basing
Brighton Hill North
Brighton Hill South
Brookvale and Kings Furlong
Buckskin
Burghclere, Highclere and St Mary Bourne
Chineham
East Woodhay
Eastrop
Grove
Hatch Warren and Beggarwood
Kempshott
Norden
Oakley and North Waltham
Overton, Laverstoke and Steventon
Popley East
Popley West
South Ham
Whitchurch
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.

PDF document Parish Candidates Information and Nomination Pack (PDF) [592 kb]

PDF document Parish Clerks and Candidates Presentation 2018 (PDF) [792 kb]

Parish areas holding elections

The following areas are scheduled to have an election on 3 May 2018:

Ashmansworth (Parish)
Burghclere (Parish)
East Woodhay (Parish)
Newtown (Parish)
St Mary Bourne (Parish)
Ecchinswell (Parish Ward)
Bishops Green (Parish Ward)
Highclere (Parish Ward)
Penwood (Parish Ward)

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