Forthcoming elections

County Council Elections 2017

County Council elections take place every 4 years with the next election taking place on 4 May 2017.

There are 84 Norfolk County Councillors who represent their communities in Norfolk; in South Norfolk there are 12 County Councillors.  For more information on county council elections visit Norfolk County Council. You may also wish to view a map of your county divisions. 

You must be registered to vote by 13 April. If you are not already registered it is quick and easy to do on the gov website. Unless you are a postal or proxy voter, you will need to attend your designated polling station on 4 May. Your polling station will be printed on your poll card. View a list of all the polling station in South Norfolk. To apply for a postal vote you must do this by the 18 April 5pm. To apply for a proxy vote you must apply by 25 April at 5pm.

To view the candidates standing in the elections please see The Statement of Persons Nominated.

Publication of notice of election Monday 27 March
Delivery of nomination papers to South Norfolk House (by hand only) Monday 27 March – Tuesday 4 April Between the hours of 10am & 4pm
Deadline for withdrawals of nomination 4pm on Tuesday 4 April
Deadline for the notification of appointment of election agent 4pm on Tuesday 4 April
Publication of statement of persons nominated Not later than 4pm on Wednesday 5 April
Deadline for receiving applications for registration Thursday 13 April
Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes 5pm on Tuesday 18 April
Postal votes dispatched from Wednesday 19 April
Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (someone voting on your behalf) 5pm on Tuesday 25 April
Publications of notice of poll Tuesday 25 April
Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agents Wednesday 26 April
First date that electors can apply for a replacement for lost postal votes Thursday 27 April
Poll Cards From Friday 28 April

Polling day

Thursday 4 May 7am-10pm
Last time that electors can apply for a replacement for spoilt or lost postal votes 5pm on Thursday 4 May
Deadline for emergency proxy applications 5pm on Thursday 4 May
Verification and count Friday 5 May

Deadline for candidates and agents elections expenses and declarations

To be sent to: County Returning Officer, Business Support Unit, Managing Directors Department, County Hall, Norwich, NR1 2DH

Friday 9 June