Information for election agents and candidates

Key dates, documents and deadlines for Thursday 6 May

Monday 8 March (2pm)

Candidate and Agent briefing on Microsoft Teams. If you would like to attend, please contact elections@eastleigh.gov.uk to request an invite

Monday 22 March

Notice of Election

Monday 22 March -Tuesday 6 April

Poll cards despatched

Monday 22 March -Thursday 8 April

Delivery of nomination papers (10am – 4pm weekdays only excluding bank holidays)

Thursday 8 April

Close of nominations (4pm)

Candidate withdrawal deadline (4pm)

Election agent appointment deadline (4pm)

Friday 9 April

Statement of Persons Nominated published (4pm)

Monday 19 April (tbc)

Postal votes issued to those who set up their postal vote by 9 March

Monday 19 April

Deadline to register to vote  for this election (11:59pm)

Tuesday 20 April

Deadline to apply for a postal vote  for this election (5pm) and to cancel or amend existing postal votes

Deadline to apply for a postal proxy vote  for this election (5pm)

Tuesday 27 April

Notice of poll and situation of polling stations

Tuesday 27 April

Deadline to apply for a regular proxy vote for this election (5pm)

Tuesday 27 April (tbc)

Postal votes issued to those who set up their postal vote between between 10 March – 20 April

Wednesday 28 April

Deadline to appoint counting agents

Thursday 29 April

First day for voters to apply for a lost/spoilt ballot paper

Thursday 6 May

Deadline for emergency proxy vote for medical and work issues that arose after the regular proxy deadline(5pm)

Thursday 6 May

Election day

Friday 7 May

Verification of all ballots, followed by the Count for Hampshire County Council elections

Saturday 8 May

Count for Borough and Parish elections

Monday 10 May

Count for Police and Crime Commissioner election (9am)

Thursday 3 June

Return of election expenses for Parish candidates

Friday 11 June

Return of election expenses for Hampshire County Council candidates (if declared on 7 May)

Monday 14 June

Return of election expenses for Borough candidates (if declared on 8 May)

 

Additional information

Hampshire County Council Election

The Returning Officer for Hampshire County Council election is John Coughlin, Chief Executive for Hampshire County Council.

The count will be held on Friday 7 May at Places Leisure Eastleigh, Passfield Avenue, Eastleigh SO50 9NL. Entry will only be available to staff, candidates and agents.

Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Elections

The lead authority for the Police & Crime Commissioner for Hampshire (PCC) is Southampton City Council.

Candidates and agents should contact the electoral services team on 023 8083 3000 (switchboard) 

The count for the PCC Eastleigh area will be held on Monday 10 May from 9am at Places Leisure Eastleigh, Passfield Avenue, Eastleigh SO50 9NL. Entry will only be available to staff, candidates and agents.