Dates and information on future elections

Information for voters, candidates and agents about the elections on 2 May 2024

Elections for the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police area and elections for councillors to Hart District Council will be held on Thursday 2 May 2024.

There may also be elections for parish councillors to Crondall, Crookham Village, Dogmersfield and Ewshot on the same day.

Last updated: 08 April 2024

Information for candidates and agents 

A briefing was held on Thursday 14 March, aimed at party agents, parish clerks and candidates.

The slides from the briefing will be available for anybody who was unable to attend the meeting.

Hart District Councillor resigns with immediate effect

Fleet East ward councillor Silke Engstrom has resigned with immediate effect.

This means that the Fleet East ward will have two District Councillor seats to be filled instead of one.

In the meantime, the Fleet East ward is represented by:

  • Councillor Peter Wildsmith
  • Councillor Jonathan Wright

Important electoral information, including dates and times

Where is my polling station going to be?

When will poll cards be issued?

  • they will be sent out on 21 March 2024

Publication of the Notice of Election

Receipt of nominations

  • between 10am and 4pm from 22 March 2024 until 4pm on 05 April 2024

Publication of the Statements of Persons Nominated

Notice of election agents' names and addresses

  • 4pm on 5 April 2024

Last day to register to vote

  • midnight 16 April 2024

Last day to apply for a postal vote, or change your absent voting arrangements

  • 5pm on 17 April 2024

When will I receive my postal vote?

  • postal votes for electors who made postal vote applications before 30 March will be issued on 16 April 2024
  • postal votes for electors  who made postal vote applications between 31 March and 16 April will be issued on 17 April 2024
  • postal votes for all other electors will be issued on 19 April 2024

Receipt of proxy applications

  • 5pm on 24 April 2024

Last day to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate

  • 5pm on 24 April 2024

Publication of notice of poll and situation of polling stations

  • PCC, district and parish elections: 24 April 2024

Appointment of poll and count agents

  • 25 April 2024

First day to issue replacement lost postal ballot papers

  • 26 April 2024

Receipt of emergency proxy vote applications

  • 5pm 02 May 2024

Polling day

  • 2 May 2024, 7am-10pm