County Elections

Page last updated at 06 June 2017 at 12:11

Elections take place every four years for Hampshire County Council with the last election taking place on Thursday 4 May 2017. 

Eastleigh Borough is represented by eight County Councillors.

Your County Councillors use local knowledge to help the Council make decisions on the essential services provided, including education, roads, social care, libraries and access to the countryside. They are a focus for residents who have concerns or want things done.

In order to vote in these elections, you need to be registered on the Register of Electors and you must be:

  • Resident in the Eastleigh Borough area on the date of the election;
  • A British, Irish or Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of a member state of the European Union;
  • 18 years old or over.

If you are an eligible elector and you are already on the Register of Electors for Eastleigh, you do not need to re-register for these elections.

If you are unable to get to your polling station on 4 May, there are different options available to you in order for you to cast your vote at these elections:

  • By post - if you apply to vote by post your postal vote will be dispatched first class between 19 April and 26 April depending on when you set your postal vote up (please check with the office if you are going on leave - tel: 023 8068 8000).  
       
    A copy of the application form for this can be downloaded from here. Please note that you will need to print this form and complete it as a signature is required in order to complete the form.    
  • By Proxy - the deadline to apply to vote by proxy at these elections is 5pm on Tuesday 25 April 2017. A copy of the application form for this can be downloaded from here. Please note that you will need to print this form and complete it as a signature is required in order to complete the form.

Completed forms can either be posted back to the address shown on the form, or can be scanned in and emailed to us as elections@eastleigh.gov.uk