Borough Council and Parish/Town Council Elections 2nd May

Borough Council and Parish/Town Council Elections 2nd May

Borough Council and Parish/Town Council elections are being held on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Briefings for prospective candidates and agents will be taking place at the following locations:

Elections Briefings
 Date and Time  Location
 Monday 11 March 2019 at 6.00pm  Town Hall, Foster Avenue, Beeston, NG9 1AB
 Wednesday 13 March 2019 at 6.00pm  St Mary's Church, Church Street, Eastwood


Anyone wishing to stand as a candidate at these elections must submit a nomination paper in person at the Town Hall, Beeston by 4:00pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019.  An appointment should be made with the Head of Administrative Services.

The Notice of Election for the Broxtowe Borough Council and Parish/Town Council elections and all other relevant notices in connection with the election will be published on this page.

Voter ID Pilot

Broxtowe Borough Council is taking part in this year's voter ID pilots.  This will require electors to take identification with them to the polling station on Thursday 2 May 2019.  More information can be found on our Voter ID page.

Deadline to register to vote at the Borough Council and Parish/Town Council Elections

Anyone who is not already registered to vote at their current address must register by Friday 12 April 2019.  Applicants can register online (Opens in a New Window) or can contact Electoral Services for an application form.

Deadline to apply for a Postal Vote at the Borough Council and Parish/Town Council Elections and Dispatch Dates

Applications to apply to vote by post must be received by 5:00pm on Monday 15 April 2019.

Postal ballot papers will be sent out as follows:

Postal Vote Dispatch Dates
 Applications Received by...  Postal Vote dispatch date

Current permanent applications

On or around Monday 15 April 2019

New applications received by Wednesday 3 April 2019

On or around Monday 15 April 2019

New applications received between Thursday 4 April and 5pm on Monday 15 April 2019

On or around Thursday 18 April 2019


Your postal vote must be received by 10:00pm on Thursday 2 May 2019 to be counted.  The completed pack that you return to us must include:

  • Your completed ballot paper,
  • Your security statement, which must include your signature and your date of birth.  If you do not sign the security statement, or provide a date other than your date of birth, for example, the date you signed the statement, your postal vote will not be counted.

How to use your postal vote pack


Deadline to apply for a Proxy Vote at the Borough Council and Parish/Town Council Elections

If you are unable to vote yourself at the polling station, you can appoint someone to place your vote as your proxy.  Applications to apply for a proxy vote must be received by 5:00pm on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

We will send your nominated proxy a poll card that will allow them to vote on your behalf at your polling station on Thursday 2 May 2019.  Your proxy can apply to vote by post on your behalf but they must complete an application form and submit it by the postal voting deadline, which is 5:00pm on Monday 15 April 2019.

Electoral Services
tel: 0115 917 3276