Elections and voting


Find details of recent elections here.

Higham Ferrers By-election

Due to the sad death of Councillor Glenn Harwood MBE, a by-election will be held for the Higham Ferrers electoral division will take place on 15 February 2018:

Election 2017

Find a full breakdown of 2017 county council election results on our Election 2017 microsite:

Election results 2017

Notice of Election

The notices of election, listed by order of district or borough area, are set out below:

Statement of Persons Nominated

The Statements of Persons Nominated, listed by order of district or borough area, are set out below:

Notice of Election Agents' Names and Offices

The Notice of Election Agents' Names and Offices, listed by order of district or borough area, are set out below:

Notice of Poll

The Notices of Poll, listed by order of district or borough are, are set out below:


The way we all register to vote has changed. The new system is called ‘Individual Electoral Registration’. You can still contact your local district or borough council to register to vote, or you can now register online.

Under the old system the ‘head of every household’ could register everyone who lived at their address. Under the new system, everyone is responsible for registering themselves. You need to provide a few more details to register – including your national insurance number and date of birth. This makes the electoral register more secure.

How do I register to vote?

  1. Go to GOV.UK: Register to vote
  2. Fill in your name, address, date of birth and a few other details. You’ll also need your national insurance number, which can be found on your national insurance card, or in official paperwork such as payslips, or letters about benefits or tax credits
  3. Look out for a confirmation to say you’re registered

To find out more go to GOV.UK: Your vote matters

Postal votes and proxy votes

The deadline to apply for postal and proxy votes has now passed.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find a list of election FAQs below:

Election 2017

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