Election - 2 May 2019

Cheshire East Borough Council and Town and Parish Councils

An election for all Cheshire East Borough seats (if contested) will be held on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Elections will be held for all Parish and Town council seats (if contested) on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Elections are contested if the number of nominations received for a particular area exceeds the number of seats within it.

Voting and electoral registration timetable

The hours of poll are 7am to 10pm.

If you are away at the time of the elections you may be able to vote by post or proxy. 

Poll Cards will be delivered to all registered voters in the area around 26 March 2019.

Electoral Registration application deadline is on Friday 12 April 2019.

Postal Vote application deadline is 5pm on Monday 15 April 2019.

Proxy Vote application deadline is 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

Candidate briefings

Anyone wishing to stand as a candidate must fulfil at least 1 of the criteria shown on the nomination papers. Further information is available on the Electoral Commission's web pages or at our candidate briefings.

We cover how to obtain and submit candidate nomination papers, and the election processes and procedures at our candidate briefings. The briefings are suitable for potential candidates, agents and the clerks of our town and parish councils.  Entrance is limited to those who have booked their place prior to the event. Places are limited so contact our Elections Team on electoral.information@cheshireeast.gov.uk or phone 01270 685922 to reserve your place.

18 February in Nantwich  

Main Hall, Nantwich Civic Hall, Market Street, Nantwich CW5 5NH
Borough council briefing starting at 5.30pm 
Town/parish council briefing starting at 7pm 

20 February in Crewe

Council Chamber, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe CW1 2BJ
Borough council briefing starting at 5.30pm 
Town/parish council briefing starting at 7pm 

22 February in Macclesfield

Capesthorne Room, Macclesfield Town Hall, Market Place, Macclesfield SK10 1EA
Borough council briefing starting at 11.30am 
Town/parish council briefing starting at 1pm 

25 February in Congleton

Bridestone Suite, Congleton Town Hall, High Street, Congleton CW12 1BN
Borough council briefing starting at 5.30pm 
Town/parish council briefing starting at 7pm 

28 February in Sandbach

Committee Suites, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ
Borough council briefing starting at 5.30pm 
Town/parish council briefing starting at 7pm 

1 March in Macclesfield

Capesthorne Room, Macclesfield Town Hall, Market Place, Macclesfield SK10 1EA
Borough council briefing starting at 5.30pm 
Town/parish council briefing starting at 7pm 

4 March in Crewe

Council Chamber, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe CW1 2BJ
Borough council briefing starting at 5.30pm 
Town/parish council briefing starting at 7pm 

6 March in Sandbach

Committee Suites, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ
Borough council briefing starting at 5.30pm 
Town/parish council briefing starting at 7pm