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Rutland County Council elections

The election of councillors to serve on Rutland County Council takes place once every four years, on the first Thursday in May. 

The last Council election was held in May 2019.

The next election will be held in May 2023.

When there is an election or by-election, we will publish dates and voter information on this page.

Town and parish elections

The election of town and parish councillors takes place once every four years, on the first Thursday in May. 

The last election was held in May 2019.

The next election will be held in May 2023.

When there is an election or by-election, we will publish dates and voter information on this page.

Wing Parish Council

There were two councillor vacancies - an election was called and one candidate came forward, who was elected unopposed. You can find the notice on our election results page.

No candidates came forward for the other vacancy after notices were published in:

  • June, August, September and November 2021
  • January, February, April, June, July, August September and November 2022

If contested, the vacancy will be filled by an election on Tuesday 14 February 2023.

Download the Notice of Election - Wing Parish Council

If the election is contested, you must be registered to vote by midnight on Friday 27 January 2023.

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Postal and postal proxy voting

If the election is contested, to vote by post, we must have received your postal vote application by 5pm on 30 January 2023.

If your proxy wants to vote by post, you must appoint them before they can apply to vote by post - make sure you leave enough time for this. The deadline for them to apply by is 5pm on Monday 6 February 2023.

If contested, postal votes will be sent out on or around 3 February 2023.

From 8 February 2023, you can email elections@rutland.gov.uk if your postal vote:

  • is lost
  • is damaged - you'll need to return your damaged postal vote and bring proof of your identity to collect the replacement
  • has been stolen
  • has not arrived

To cancel your postal vote, you needed to email elections@rutland.gov.uk or call our elections team on 01572 722 577 by 5pm on Monday 30 January 2023.   If you do not cancel your postal vote by this date, you will not be able to vote at your polling station.

Proxy voting

If the election is contested, to vote by proxy, we must receive your application by 5pm on Monday 6 February 2023.

To change or cancel your proxy, you must have emailed elections@rutland.gov.uk or called our elections team on 01572 722 577 by 5pm on 30 January 2023. If you do not change or cancel your proxy vote by this date, your proxy will not be able to vote on your behalf at a polling station if the election is contested. 

General elections

General elections usually take place every five years. 

The last general election was held on 12 December 2019.

The next scheduled general election will be held on the first Thursday in May 2024.

We will publish voter information on this page when an election is called.

Police and Crime Commissioner elections

Police and Crime Commissioner elections take place once every four years.

The last election was due in May 2020, but due to the pandemic it was held on 6 May 2021.

The date of the next election has not been confirmed yet.

We will publish voter information on this page when an election is called.

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