2018 Borough Council Elections - 3 May

The Borough Council Elections will be taking place on Thursday 3 May 2018. Residents in Wandsworth will be electing 60 councillors to represent the 20 wards across the borough.

Standing as a Candidate

Information about standing as a candidate can be found on the Electoral Commission website. Requests for nomination paper packs should be sent to The Returning Officer at electoral@wandsworth.gov.uk.

View a list of meeting rooms maintained out of public funds that candidates may be able to use for public meetings.

Registering to vote

Check if you are eligible to vote in the upcoming elections. 

You must be registered to vote by midnight on Tuesday 17 April 2018 to cast your vote at this election.

Key dates and deadlines

Below is a timetable of key dates for the upcoming Borough Council Elections. A more detailed timetable is also available.

Event Time Day

Publication of Notice of Election

Tuesday 27 March 2018

Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated, Notice of Poll and Notice of Situation of Polling Stations

4pm

By Monday 9 April 2018

Last day for applications to be included on the Register of Electors in order to vote at the election

Midnight

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Last day for new applications to vote by post or to change existing postal or proxy vote details (e.g. cancellation, redirection of ballot papers, etc.)

5pm

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Last day for new applications to vote by proxy

5pm

Wednesday 25 April 2018

First day to issue replacement spoilt or lost postal vote ballot papers

Friday 27 April 2018

Polling day

7am to

10pm

Thursday 3 May 2018

Last day for new applications to vote by proxy on grounds of medical emergency or work / service reasons 5pm

Thursday 3 May 2018

First day to issue replacement spoilt or lost postal vote ballot papers 5pm  Thursday 3 May 2018 
Last day to make an application to correct a clerical error or to implement a court (registration appeal) decision 9pm

Thursday 3 May 2018

The Count – Wandsworth Town Hall complex 10.15pm Thursday 3 May 2018

Publication of notice of election results

Friday 4 May 2018

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