The Notice of Election was published on 15 April 2019.
A list of candidates will be available by viewing the Statement of Persons Nominated when it is published on 25 April 2019.
Register to Vote
The deadline to register to vote for the election is 7 May 2019. If you are not already registered, you can register at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
Postal Vote Information
Postal votes for existing postal voters will be dispatched on 8 May 2019 by 1st class post with a further issue on 13 May 2019 for any new applications received by the closing deadline. If you are going on holiday before then, you can appoint a proxy.
The deadline to apply for a postal vote or make any changes to your existing postal or proxy arrangements is 8 May 2019 at 5pm.
More information about Postal voting can be found here.
Proxy Vote Information
The deadline to appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf at the polling station is 15 May at 5pm. If you have an emergency due to illness or employment after this date, you should contact the elections unit for advice.
More information about proxy voting can be found here
Please note that if you are an existing postal voter and apply to vote by proxy you must do so before the closing deadline of 8 May 2019 at 5pm. This will cancel your postal vote requiring you to make a new application for future elections.