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AV Referendum and Eastleigh Borough and Parish/Town Council Elections 2011


Notice of Poll and Agents


Statement of Persons Nominated

Notices of Election


On Thursday 5 May 2011, there will be a referendum on the voting system you use to elect MPs to the House of Commons. Find out more about the referendum.

Election Day

Borough and Parish Council elections will be taking place in Eastleigh Borough on Thursday 5 May 2011. The Hours of Poll will be 7.00am to 10.00pm. There will be 14 (of the 44) Borough seats up for election this year – one in each ward with the exceptions of Botley, Chandler’s Ford East & West and Hiltingbury East & West as well as all-out elections for the Parish & Town Council seats in Bursledon, Fair Oak & Horton Heath, Hedge End, Hound and West End.

Deadline to Register to Vote

If you are a British, Commonwealth or European Union Citizen you are entitled to vote at these elections as long as your name is correctly included on the Register of Electors. To check your registration please contact the Electoral Registration Office on 023 8068 8110. The deadline to apply to be included on the Register of Electors to enable you to vote at the 5 May election is Thursday 14 April 2011. Any applications submitted after the 14 April deadline will not be processed until after the 5 May elections.

Polling Stations

Both Borough and Parish/Town council voting will take place at the same polling stations. Poll Cards will be issued to all electors giving details of polling station locations.

Please note:  three polling stations have closed this year and the electors that are affected by the changes will now vote at the following premises:-

Previous Polling Station Premises  New Polling Station Premises
The Manor House Pub, Portsmouth Road, Old Netley The Pilands Wood Centre, Chamberlayne Road, Bursledon
Age Concern Centre, Brownhill Road, Chandler’s Ford St Martins Centre, Queens Road, Chandler’s Ford
Peartree Inn, Winchester Road, Boorley Green Botley Centre, High Street, Botley

Postal Votes

The deadline to apply for a new postal vote or to amend or cancel an existing postal or proxy arrangement is 5pm on Thursday 14 April 2011. The deadline to apply for a a new proxy vote is 5pm on Thursday 21 April 2011.

Nominations Process for Candidates standing for Borough and Parish/Town Council elections

People wishing to stand as a candidate must submit a nomination paper giving details of their name, address and political description. The nomination paper has to be signed by the correct number of supporters (10 for Borough Council elections and 2 for Parish or Town Council elections) and must be submitted before the nomination deadline - noon on Monday 4 April 2011. All supporters who sign a nomination paper must be included on the relevant Register of Electors; otherwise the nomination paper will not be valid.

Your name and address must be given in full. The law now limits the description candidates can use. For a Borough Council election, unless a person is standing on behalf of a political party, they may only use the word "Independent" or leave this part blank. Candidates cannot submit a nomination paper using a political party description unless they have permission to do so and a certificate from the appropriate party saying that they are allowed to use the description.

Nomination forms to stand as a Candidate in the Borough Council Elections are available from the Electoral Registration Office, Eastleigh Borough Council, Civic Offices, Leigh Road, Eastleigh SO50 9YN
Download a Borough Nomination Form

Nomination forms to stand as a Candidate in the Parish & Town Council Elections are available from the Electoral Registration Office, Eastleigh Borough Council
Download a Parish & Town Council Nomination Form.

Contact Details

If you require further information contact the Electoral Registration Office at Eastleigh Borough Council:

  • By telephoning: 023 8068 8110 or 023 8068 8106
  • By email:
  • By post: Electoral Registration Office, Eastleigh Borough Council, Civic Offices, Leigh Road, Eastleigh SO50 9YN
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