Elections Management

Local Elections - May 2013

Local Elections – 2 May 2013 Isle of Wight Council and Parish & Town Council Elections

The Local Elections that will be held on Thursday May 2nd 2013 will see Islanders going to the polls to elect their local representatives for both the Isle of Wight Council and Parish & Town Councils. For the first time since the whole of the island was emparished in 2010, all areas will hold elections to both the Isle of Wight Council and Town & Parish Councils on the same date – an historic “first” for the island.

Electors:

If you returned your registration form last summer then your name should be on our Register. You can check your entry if you wish by visiting County Hall, Newport, or by contacting us on the telephone number on the 'Contact' tab above.

The last date to register as an elector and be able to vote in these elections is Wednesday 17th April 2013. Please click here for more information.

Postal Votes: The last date to apply for a postal vote for these elections is 5:00pm on Wednesday 17th April 2013. Please click here for more information.

Proxy Votes: The last date to apply for a proxy vote for these elections is 5:00pm on Wednesday 24th April 2013. Please click here for more information.

Official Notices will be posted on this page as and when they are published, starting with the Notice of Election on Tuesday 26th March 2013.

Candidates:

The timetable for the 2nd May 2013 local elections is available here. 

Please click here to download the Nomination Papers for the Isle of Wight Council elections.

Comprehensive guidance from The Electoral Commission on standing for election to the Isle of Wight Council can be found here.

Please click here to download the Nomination Papers for the Parish & Town Council elections

Comprehensive guidance from The Electoral Commission on standing for election to Parish & Town Councils can be found here.

In both cases, please complete the Nomination Paper and Consent to Nomination in full, and note that the completed forms must be received by the Returning Officer by 12 noon on Friday 5th April 2013.

It is recommended that you read the guidance from The Electoral Commission before completing your nomination forms.

Boundary Maps of all Isle of Wight Council Electoral Divisions and Parish & Town Councils area available here.

For further information, please contact Electoral Services using the "Contact" tab above.

Results from previous elections can be found here.