This page provides details of elections which are due to be held over the next few years.
The following elections are due to take place on Thursday 6 May 2021
- East Sussex County Council Elections (9 County Divisions)
- Police & Crime Commissioner Election (postponed from 7 May 2020)
- Bexhill-on-Sea Parish Council Election (9 Parish Wards) or Bexhill-on-Sea Local Council – Rother District Council
- Eastern Rother By-Election (1 seat)
Notices of Election, Statements of Persons Nominated, Notices of Election Agents, Notice of Election Sub-Agents and a Notice of Uncontested Election have been posted on each of the 4 individual Election pages on the website. Please click on the links above to access each page.
The Government has said that polling stations will be safe places to vote in these elections, or you can vote by post or by proxy if you can’t or don’t want to go to the polling station. The elections team is making plans to help you stay safe at your polling station. There will be safety measures in place, so be prepared to follow the signage and any instructions.
The Cabinet Office have produced a delivery plan for the May 2021 polls.
The Cabinet Office have also produced guidance on how to campaign safely at the May 2021 elections.
Further information can also be found on the Electoral Commission voter page.
Timetable for Elections in Rother – 6 May 2021
|Publication of notice of election||All||Monday 29 March|
|Delivery of nomination papers||All||Between 10am and 4pm on any working day from Tuesday 30 March until 4pm on Thursday 8 April|
|Deadline for withdrawals of candidature||All||4pm on Thursday 8 April|
|Deadline for the notification of appointment of election agent||PCC, county and district||4pm on Thursday 8 April|
|Publication of statement of persons nominated||All||Not later than 4pm on Friday 9 April|
|Deadline for receiving applications for registration||All||Monday 19 April|
|Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes||All||5pm on Tuesday 20 April|
|Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)||All||5pm on Tuesday 27 April|
|Publication of notice of poll||All||Tuesday 27 April|
|Publication of final election notice of alteration||All||Wednesday 28 April|
|Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agents||All||Wednesday 28 April|
|First date that electors can apply for a replacement for lost postal votes||All||Thursday 29 April|
|Polling day||All||7am to 10pm on Thursday 6 May|
|Last time that electors can apply for a replacement for spoilt or lost postal votes||All||5pm on Thursday 6 May|
|Deadline for emergency proxy applications||All||5pm on Thursday 6 May|
|Last time to alter the register due to clerical error or court appeal||All||9pm on Thursday 6 May|
4 May 2023 – District & Parish Council Elections
2 May 2024 – Parliamentary General Election
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