District, Parish and Town Council elections 2 May 2019

Broadland District Council elections take place every four years.  The district is divided into 27 wards which are represented by 47 councillors.

Town and parish council elections are also held every four years.  There are 51 parishes and town councils but some are divided into wards making a total of 62 different areas where elections could take place.

Full details of these elections, including their timetable, notices and statements of persons nominated are available on our District elections and Parish and Town Council elections pages.

Voting on 2 May 2019

You can only vote if you're on the register of electors. If you have already registered to vote in the past and your details haven’t changed, you don’t need to do anything.

If you haven't yet registered or your details have changed, you'll need to register by midnight on Friday 12 April 2019 to vote in these Parish and Town Council elections. The easiest way is to register online. You will need your National Insurance number and date of birth.

If you're away on polling day or you would rather vote by post, download a postal vote form. Completed postal vote applications must be completed and returned to us by 5pm on Monday 15 April 2019.

People that have already applied for postal votes will receive their postal vote around 16 April. Those that haven’t yet applied, but send in an application by the deadline, will receive them around 23 April. Alternatively, you may wish to apply for a proxy vote where someone else can vote on your behalf.

Completed proxy applications must be returned by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

After election day
  • the verification and counting of votes will start at 9am on Friday 3 May 2019 at The Space, Roundtree Way, Sprowston, Norwich NR7 8SQ
  • only certain people are entitled to attend the count, such as candidates, their guests and agents
  • you will be able to view all the election results as they are published
Polling station finder

If you’re not sure where your polling station is, check your poll card which will be sent through the post. A list of polling stations can be found here or you can use the online polling station search: