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.

Notices for election of Borough Councillors - 2 May 2019

Notice of Election – Election of Borough Councillors (PDF, 157KB)

Notice of poll and location of polling stations (PDF, 580KB)

Notice of election – election of Town and Parish Councillors - 2 May 2019

Notice of Election – Election of Town and Parish Councillors (PDF, 149KB)

Notice of poll and situation of polling stations for Parish councils (PDF, 1MB)

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 were delivered to all registered voters in the area around 26 March 2019.

Electoral Registration application deadline was on Friday 12 April 2019.

Postal Vote application deadline was 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 which were held in various locations from mid February into early March.

We covered how to obtain and submit candidate nomination papers, and the election processes and procedures at our candidate briefings. The briefings were for potential candidates, agents and the clerks of our town and parish councils.