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Town and Parish Councils

For information about Leigh-on-Sea Town Council please visit their website.

Leigh Road By-Election

The Leigh Road By-Election will take place on Thursday 4th October 2018. The polling station will be at The Stables, Leigh Road Baptist Church, Chalkwell Park Drive. Polling hours will be from 7am to 10pm.

Becoming a candidate

Notice of Election - Leigh Road Ward 2018

Statement of Persons Nominated - Leigh Road 2018

Nominations will close at 4pm on Friday 7th September 2018.

For information on becoming a candidate please see the Electoral Commission website.

Please note that nomination papers must be delivered by hand directly to a member of the Elections Team.

If you would like to speak to someone regarding becoming a candidate please call 01702 534814 or 01702 212236.

Deadlines for registering to vote 

The deadline for registering to vote for the forthcoming election is Tuesday 18th September 2018.

In order to register to vote, please go to the GOV.UK website.

Alternatively, you can telephone your application through to Southend-on-Sea Electoral Services on 01702 215010, or request that an application form to be sent out.

Voting by Post or Proxy 

If you do not wish to attend a polling station on polling day in order to cast your vote, you can apply to vote by post or proxy.

The deadline for a new postal vote or to amend or cancel an existing postal vote is 5pm on Wednesday 19th September 2018. This is also the deadline for making changes to or cancelling an existing proxy vote.

You can download a postal vote application or call 01702 215010.

The deadline for applying for a new proxy vote is 5pm on Wednesday 26th September 2018.

You can download a proxy vote application or call 01702 215010.

If you would like your proxy to be able to vote by post, please contact the Southend-on-Sea Electoral Services on 01702 215010.

For confirmation on whether you reside in the Leigh Road area please contact us.

Page last updated: 07/09/2018