District and Parish Elections 2019

Local government elections for the Chichester District and Parish Councils are taking place on Thursday 2 May 2019, for 21 for the District Wards and 59 Parish Wards. There is Information available for becoming a councillor.

If you are interested in becoming a Councillor, it would be beneficial for you to attend the candidates and agents briefing which will cover;

  • key dates in the election timetable

  • the nomination process

  • polling day and the election count

The briefing will be also open to election agents and parish clerks.

The briefing will take place on Monday 4 March 6pm, at the District Council offices and will last approximately 1 hour.

For more information about the election or the briefing please contact the Elections team.

Election Key Dates

DeadlinesDate
Last day to register to voteMidnight, Friday 12 April 2019
Last day to apply for a postal vote5pm, Monday 15 April 2019
Last day to apply for a proxy vote5pm, Wednesday 24 April
Last day to apply for an emergency proxy vote - for work or disability purposes only5pm, Thursday 2nd May 2019
Election Day7am - 10pm, Thursday 2nd May 2019

To apply for a postal or proxy vote please contact the electoral services team or alternatively download a:

Alternatively, if you are currently not a registered voter, please register to vote now .