Upcoming elections

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

The next scheduled elections in Lewes are the Lewes District Council/Town and Parish Elections which are due to be held on Thursday, 4 May 2023.

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Following the sad news of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen, we would like to confirm that the St Anthony's Ward By-Election will still be held on Thursday, 6 October 2022.

Due to the resignation of a Councillor in the St Anthony's Ward, a By-Election will be held on Thursday, 6 October 2022. This election will be for electors registered to vote in the St Anthony's Ward only. Poll Cards are due to be despatched on Monday, 19 September 2022.

Key dates in the election timetable are as follows:

  • Candidate Nominations open - Friday, 2 September 2022
  • Candidate Nominations close - 4pm on Friday, 9 September 2022
  • Electoral Registration Deadline - Tuesday, 20 September 2022
  • Postal Vote Application Deadline - 5pm on Wednesday, 21 September 2022
  • Proxy Vote Application Deadline - 5pm on Wednesday, 28 September 2022
  • Postal Vote Packs will be despatched Monday, 26 September 2022

 

The next scheduled elections for Eastbourne Borough are the Local Council Elections which are due to be held on Thursday, 4 May 2023.