Council elections 3 May 2018

The next borough council elections will be held on 3 May 2018.

To vote in this election you must:

  • be registered to vote. The last date to register is midnight on Tuesday 17 April 2018
  • be 18 or over on the day of the election (polling day)
  • be a British, Irish, Commonwealth or EU citizen

Register to vote

If you are not registered to vote, please register online It takes around five minutes to register and residents will need their date of birth and national insurance number.

Voting by post or proxy

If you are unable to vote in person at your local polling station on election day you can apply for a postal or proxy vote.

The deadline to apply for a postal vote, or to amend/cancel an existing postal or proxy vote, is 5pm on Wednesday 18 April 2018.

The deadline to apply for a new proxy vote, where a voter nominates a registered eligible person to cast a vote on their behalf, is 5pm on Wednesday 25 April 2018.

Where do I vote?

Details of your polling station, including a map, will be on your polling card.

Alternatively, you can search for your local polling station using the polling station finder.


To check if you are registered to vote you can contact Electoral Services on 020 8825 7777 or email

Your vote is yours alone

Public awareness activity from the Electoral Commission can be found on your vote matters.


Notice of election

Statement of persons nominated