Wealden District Council
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Forthcoming Elections

Voter ID will be required from May 2023

From May 2023 onwards, the Elections Act 2022 requires voters to show photographic identification at polling stations before they are given a ballot paper. view our Voter ID requirements web page for more information.

This page provides details of elections which are due to be held over the next few years.

If you would like to be notified of a future by-election, please complete our notification of a forthcoming by-election online form

Elections 2023

4 May 2023

  • District & Parish Council Elections

Electorate Figures and Candidate Expense Limits

This information can be found here

Election Timetable
Publication of Notice of ElectionMonday 20 March
Delivery of Nomination PapersTuesday 21 March until 4pm on Tuesday 4 April
Deadline for delivery of nomination papers, consent to nominations and home address forms4pmTuesday 4 April
Deadline for withdrawals of nomination4pmTuesday 4 April
Deadline for notification of appointment of election agent (District only)4pmTuesday 4 April
Publication of first interim notice of alteration of the electoral registerTuesday 4 April
Publication of the statement of persons nominated4pmWednesday 5 April
Deadlines for receiving applications for registration to vote on 4 MayMonday 17 April
Deadline for receiving new postal vote and proxy postal applications and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes5pmTuesday 18 April
Deadline for receiving applications for Voter Authority Certificates5pmTuesday 25 April
Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy5pmTuesday 25 April
First time that electors can apply for an emergency proxyafter 5pmTuesday 25 April
Publication of Notice of PollTuesday 25 April
Publication of final notice of alteration of the electoral registerWednesday 26 April
Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agentsWednesday 26 April
First date that electors can apply for a replace for lost postal votesThursday 27 April
Polling day7am to 10pmThursday 4 May
Last time that electors can apply for a replacement for spoilt or lost postal votes5pmThursday 4 May
Deadline for emergency proxy voters5pmThursday 4 May
Election results due to be published online6pmFriday 5 May

Elections 2024

2 May 2024

  • Parliamentary General Election?
  • Police and Crime Commissioner Election

Elections 2025

1 May 2025

  • East Sussex County Council Elections