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Local Elections 2019

District, Town and Parish Council elections are due to be held on Thursday 2nd May 2019.

Key dates in the election timetable are as follows:

  • Candidates and agents briefing session - Tuesday 5th March at 1pm and  Wednesday 13th March at 5.30pm and again at 7pm in the Council Chamber, Wallfields, Hertford.  These sessions will last around 90 minutes and we encourage candidates/election agents to attend to hear about the nomination process and how the elections will be run.  Briefing slides are available here [596KB]
  • Notice of Election
  • Notice of Election-District-May 2019 [17KB]
  • Notice of Election - Parish May 2019 [21KB]
  • Candidate Nominations Open - Thursday 21st March
  • Poll cards will be sent week commencing 25th  March. If you have not received one by 1st April it may mean you are not registered. To check call us on 01279 655 261.
  • Candidate Nominations Close - 4.00pm on Wednesday 3rd April 2019
  • Electoral Registration Deadline - Friday 12th April 2019
  • Our main issue of postal votes will be sent Friday 12th April. Any applications we receive after 20th  March, will not be posted until Thursday 18th April.  
  • Postal Vote Application Deadline - 5.00pm on Monday 15th April 2019
  • Proxy Vote Application Deadline - 5.00pm on Wednesday 24th April 2019

A full breakdown of the Timetable for these Local Elections can be found District & Parish Council Elections Timetable 2019 [36KB] .

For all Candidate information and application forms, please see the Candidate information 2019 page

Agents can be appointed to help the candidate oversee different aspects of the poll. See the Agents Information page for more detailed information

For further information, please see our Existing Councillors and our Parish and Town Councils. See Electoral Commission advice on standing for election.

You can see the numbers of electors and properties in the district at the end of the 2018 canvass  here [52KB]  .  To find a District ward or Parish Boundary, please see our Electoral Boundary maps page

There have been a small number of changes of polling stations since the last elections which can be summarised in the table below.  Your polling card, when issued will confirm your polling station.  To check your local polling station, please see our polling station page

PREVIOUS Polling Place

NEW Polling Place

All Saints Junior Mixed Infants School, Bishop's Stortford

Parsonage Community Centre, Parsonage Lane

St Marys Catholic School, Bishop's Stortford

Bishops Park Community Centre, Lancaster Way

Room 27 Wallfields, Hertford

St Andrew's Centre, St Andrew Street

You can see the last district election results in 2015 here or can be downloaded in pdf format Declaration of Results EHDC 2015 [181KB]  .

This Parliamentary General Election  of 2015 was a combined poll with the the parishes.  The results of the  Combined contested parish results 2015 [231KB]   are available by  following the link.

For information on other elections, please see our forthcoming elections page


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