Upcoming Elections

Important local election 2019 update

Foulness and The Wakerings will not be contested in this years election as there was just one candidate standing so no poll will take place.

The polling stations effected are:

Heritage Centre, Foulness Island, Southend-on-Sea

Great Wakering Memorial Hall, High Street, Great Wakering

The West Hall, The Community Centre, The Old School

United Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Great Wakering

As these are uncontested seats residents who usually vote at these polling stations will not need to attend this year.


Local Elections

Local elections will take place in the Rochford District for one Councillor for each of the 12 wards on 2nd May 2019. Foulness & The Wakerings ward is not contested so no poll will take place.

In addition elections for the Little Wakering ward of Barling Magna parish and for Stambridge parish will take place on the same day. The parishes of Ashingdon, Barling Magna (Barling Magna ward), Canewdon, Foulness, Great Wakering, Hawkwell, Paglesham, Stambridge and Sutton are uncontested.


​European Elections

European elections will take place on 23rd May. The Notice of Election can be found in the related content section along with a link to Chelmsford City Council where the Regional Returning Officer for Eastern Region is located.