Current elections

Current elections


The Parliamentary general election will take place on Thursday 7 May 2015

» Your local guide to the general election (pdf 359KB)

We will be updating the information on this page over the coming weeks.

A timetable for the election can be found on the Electoral Commission's website by clicking this link.

Upcoming key dates 

Monday 30 March 2015
Dissolution of Parliament, i.e. when the existing Members of Parliament cease to be MPs

4.00pm on Thursday 9 April 2015
Deadline for the receipt of nominations

Monday 20 April 2015
Deadline for the receipt of applications to register to vote
» Click HERE to start the registration process

5.00pm on Tuesday 21 April 2015
Deadline for the receipt of applications to vote by post
» Click HERE to download an application form

7.00am to 10.00pm on Thursday 7 May 2015
Polling

Guidance for candidates and agents

Guidance for candidates and agents can be found on the Electoral Commission's website here.