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Upcoming elections

 For details of upcoming elections and referendums in Lewes and Eastbourne, please select the relevant council tab.

Police and Crime Commissioner Election and East Sussex County Council Elections

The Police and Crime Commissioner Election and the East Sussex County Council Elections are due to take place on Thursday, 6 May 2021.

In some areas of Lewes District there will also be additional elections/referendum on Thursday, 6 May 2021:

  • Chailey Neighbourhood planning referendum

  • Telscombe Town Council (Telscombe Cliffs Ward only)

  • Newhaven Town Council (Denton and South Wards only)

  • Seaford Town Council (East and Sutton Wards only)

  • Seaford East District Council

  • Seaford West District Council

The Sussex Police Area Returning Officer is the Returning Officer at Brighton and Hove City Council. Further information is available on the Sussex Police & Crime Commission webpage.

Key dates in the election timetable

  • Notice of Election will be published - Monday, 29 March 2021
  • Electoral Registration Deadline - Monday, 19 April 2021
  • Postal Vote Application Deadline - 5pm on Tuesday, 20 April 2021
  • Proxy Vote Application Deadline - 5pm on Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Police and Crime Commissioner Election and East Sussex County Council Elections

 

The Police and Crime Commissioner Election and the East Sussex County Council Elections are due to take place on Thursday, 6 May 2021.

There will also be two additional elections in the Hampden Park Ward and Sovereign Ward on Thursday, 6 May 2021:

  • Hampden Park Ward By Election
  • Sovereign Ward By Election

The Sussex Police Area Returning Officer is the Returning Officer at Brighton and Hove City Council. Further information is available on the Sussex Police & Crime Commission webpage.

Key dates in the election timetable

  • Notice of Election will be published - Monday, 29 March 2021
  • Electoral Registration Deadline - Monday, 19 April 2021
  • Postal Vote Application Deadline - 5pm on Tuesday, 20 April 2021
  • Proxy Vote Application Deadline - 5pm on Tuesday, 27 April 2021