Elections on 7th May
Elections will be taking place on this date for-
- Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for the Essex area
- One Councillor for each District Council ward
- Elections of Councillors to Rayleigh Town Council and Hockley and Hullbridge Parish Councils.
The deadline for candidates wishing to stand for the District Council, Town Council or either Parish Council is 4pm on Wednesday 8th April. Nomination papers need to be submitted to the Returning Officer not later than this date. A briefing for candidates and agents will be held at the Civic Suite, Rayleigh on Tuesday 24th March 2020. If you would like to attend this, please contact us using this form.
If you are going to be away on the date of the election you can apply to vote by post and will need to submit an application by no later than 5pm on 22nd April 2020. Alternatively you can arrange a proxy vote (where someone goes to your polling station on your behalf) and will need to submit an application by 5pm on 29th April 2020.
Details of the candidates standing for each election will be added here as soon as they are available after the deadline on 8th April.