Information for election agents and candidates

Key dates, documents and deadlines for Thursday 3 May 2018

Eastleigh Borough Council Elections for all wards & Parish Council Elections for Allbrook & North Boyatt and Chandler’s Ford will take place on Thursday 3 May (7am-10pm).

Wednesday 5 March

  • Candidates and election agents briefing at 11.15am in Eastleigh House

Tuesday 27 March

  • Notice of Election published
  • Electoral register made available to candidates
  • First day nomination papers can be submitted (10am-4pm)
  • Poll cards issued
  • Candidate spend limit calculated

Friday 6 April

  • Close of nominations (4pm)
  • Candidate withdrawal deadline (4pm
  • Election Agent appointment deadline (4pm)
  • Notice of Election Agents published (4pm)

Monday 9 April

  • Statements of Persons Nominated published (4pm)

Tuesday 17 April

Wednesday 18 April

Thursday 19 April (tbc)

  • Postal votes issued

Tuesday 24 April (tbc)

  • Postal vote opening (10.30am, Eastleigh House)

Wednesday 25 April

  • Notice of Poll published
  • Deadline to apply for a regular proxy vote (5pm)
  • First date to apply for emergency proxy vote (after 5pm) (conditions apply). Please contact elections@eastleigh.gov.uk or phone 023 8068 8000.

Thursday 26 April

  • Deadline to appoint poll agents, count agents and postal voting agents
  • Postal vote verification (2pm at Eastleigh House)

Friday 27 April

  • First date to issue replacement postal votes
  • Postal vote opening (10.30am at Eastleigh House) 

Tuesday 1 May

Postal vote verification (2pm at Eastleigh House)

Thursday 3 May

  • Postal vote verification (2pm at Eastleigh House)
  • Deadline to issue replacement postal votes (5pm)
  • Deadline to apply for emergency proxy vote (5pm) (conditions apply). Please contact elections@eastleigh.gov.uk or phone 023 8068 8000.
  • Postal vote opening (10.30am at Eastleigh House)
  • Postal vote opening (10pm at Places Leisure Eastleigh)
  • The Count (10pm, Places Leisure Eastleigh) – ticketed entry only

Friday 4 May

  • Declarations of results published

Friday 1 June

  • Deadline to return candidate election expenses (Parish)

Friday 8 June

  • Deadline to return candidate election expenses (Borough)