Cheltenham Borough and Parish council elections - 3 May 2018

The next scheduled elections to take place will be the Cheltenham Borough Council and parish council elections on 3 May 2018.

Cheltenham Borough Council elections

An election is held every two years to vote for one of your local borough councillors. You are voting to elect councillors who will represent your views for the ward (area) in which you live. 

There will be elections in all 20 borough wards throughout Cheltenham. Futher information and relevant documents will be made available as they are published below:

Who is standing?

The full list of candidates standing in each ward is outlined in the statement of persons nominated for borough elections.

Parish Council elections

Parish councils within the borough of cheltenham were also up for election this year, with all returning a result of uncontested election. Please see further details below:

Make sure you are registered

To register go to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

To check if you are already registered please call 01242 262626 or email elections@cheltenham.gov.uk

How to vote 

To find out where you polling staion is please see our interactive map.

To register to vote please visit the GOV UK website.

In order to vote by post or proxy, please download a postal vote application form, or proxy application.

To vote at this election you need to be registered. Applications of registration must reach Cheltenham Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Promenade, GL50 9SA on Tuesday 17 April 2018. 

Postal vote applications, amendments or cancellations must reach Cheltenham Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Promenade, GL50 9SA by 5pm on Wednesday 18 April 2018. 

Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach Cheltenham Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Promenade, GL50 9SA by 5pm on Wednesday 25 April 2018. 

Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election, applied for on medical grounds or if your occupation, service or employment means that you cannot go to the polling station in person, and you only become aware of that fact after the deadline of 5pm on Wednesday 25 April 2018, must reach Cheltenham Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Promenade, GL50 9SA by 5pm on Thursday 3 May 2018.