Local elections for councillors to serve on Rutland County Council and town and parish councils throughout Rutland are due to take place on Thursday 2nd May 2019.
Where these elections are contested, polls will open at 7.00am and close at 10.00pm.
Carry on reading for further information about the 2019 local elections.
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Rutland County Council Elections
Find out more about May's County Council elections, including important dates and deadlines, which County Wards are being contested and information about polling stations.
Read more about May's County Council elections
Parish Council Elections
Find out more about May's Parish Council elections, including important dates and deadlines, which Parish Wards are being contested and information about polling stations.
Read more about May's Parish and Town Council elections
Find out where your polling station is located, how to get there and when to vote on our Polling Stations page.
Changes to Ward Boundaries
Following the recommendations of the Local Government Boundary Commission for England's for new electoral arrangements for Rutland County Council, some Ward boundaries changed. As a result so did the polling district and in some cases the polling place and station also changed.
These changes were approved by Council on 21 January 2019, and you can find out further details and check to see if your polling arrangements have changed as a result on our page detailing the Changes to Polling Arrangements for electors in Rutland.
How to Vote at these Elections
You can vote in person at your designated Polling Station, but if you are unable to make it to the polling station on the day of the elections you can also:
- Vote by Post
- Vote by Proxy (and your proxy can vote by post if required)
You can find out further details about applying for a postal or proxy vote on our Postal and Proxy Voting pages.
Registering to Vote
If you haven't done it already, you must have registered to vote by 12 April 2019 to vote in May's local elections.
Further details can be found on our Register to Vote page, where you'll also find a link to the GOV.UK voter registration website to register online. you can also apply to vote by post or by proxy if you are unable to attend your polling station.
Our register to vote page also provides information about Electoral Fraud.
Information for Candidates
Find out details of how to become a candidate and stand for election, obtain a nomination pack, see details of key dates and events and more on our Candidates Information page.
Once the results of the local elections are announced, we'll publish details of newly elected councillors on our Election Results page.