Publication of Notice of Council and Parish Elections

A Notice of Elections was published today, giving details of the wards and parishes up for election at Peterborough City Council on Thursday, 2 May 2019. 

In Peterborough voting will take place for the election of 20 city ward councillors: Bretton, Hargate and Hempsted, Central, North, Dogsthorpe, Orton Longueville, East, Orton Waterville, Eye, Thorney and Newborough, Park, Fletton and Stanground, Paston and Walton, Fletton and Woodston, Ravensthorpe, Glinton and Castor, Stanground South, Gunthorpe, Werrington, Hampton Vale and West.

Parish council elections will also be held in: Bretton North, Eye, Bretton South, Eye Green, Deeping Gate, Maxey, Etton, Northborough.

On Wednesday, 24 April the Notice of Poll will be published confirming candidate nominations, election agents and the statements of those persons nominated. This information will be available through the council’s website.

Residents getting ready to cast their votes are reminded of the important dates and information in the run up to Thursday, 2 May:

The deadline to register to vote is Friday, 12 April. For anyone not yet registered it's quick and easy to do online at www.gov.uk/registertovote. Alternatively call the council's electoral services team on 01733 452249 or email electoral.services@peterborough.gov.uk.

The deadline to apply for a postal vote, or to amend an existing one, is 5pm on Monday, 15 April. To apply for a postal vote, you must first be registered to vote. Applications should be made to the council’s electoral services team.

The deadline to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm on Wednesday, 24 April. This is where a voter nominates a trusted person to cast a vote on their behalf. Again you must first be registered to vote.

On polling day, Thursday 2 May, polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm. Polling stations are included on polling cards and also available from the council’s website.

The election results will be declared in the early hours of the following day - Friday 3 May.

Full information is available on the council’s elections section on the website, including application forms for postal and proxy votes, polling station venues and what people should do if they suspect voter fraud. For more information visit our elections section.

If you can't find what you're looking for on the council's website, you can also call the elections helpline on 01733 452249 or email electoral.services@peterborough.gov.uk.

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