District Council Elections 2nd May 2019

Election Information

The next elections for Harborough District Council will take place on 2nd May 2019.  The elections will be run on the new warding arrangements and council size introduced as a result of the recently completed Electoral Review carried out by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.   There will be 19 wards represented by a total of 34 councillors.

Further information for candidates and agents is available from the Electoral Commission's website at https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/candidate-or-agent/local-elections-in-england

A candidates and agents event will be held in the Council Chamber, Harborough District Council, The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7AG commencing at 6pm on Wednesday 20th March 2019.  The aim of the event is to provide an overview of the nominations process and elections timetable and to answer any questions that people may have.

Three nomination check and hand-in events will be held at different locations across the Harborough District during late March and early April, between 4pm and 6.30pm - Kibworth Grammar School on 28th March 2019, Lutterworth Town Council Offices on 1st April 2019 and Billesdon Village Hall on 2nd April 2019.  Nominations can be hand delivered to the Council Offices, The Symingtoin Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough during normal office hours up until the close of nominations at 4pm on 3rd April 2019.  If you are unable to attend one of the hand-in events but would like an informal check of your nomination papers prior to handing them in please telephone the Elections Team on 01858 821372 to make an appointment.

District and Parish Elections 2nd May 2019 - Timetable

20th March 2019 6PM Nomination and Election Information Event (The Symington Building, Market Harborough)
22nd March 2019 Publication of Notice of Election
28th March 2019 Nomination Check/Hand-In Event - Kibworth
1st April 2019 Nomination Check/Hand-In Event - Lutterworth
2nd April 2019 Nomination Check/Hand-In Event - Billesdon
3rd April 2019 4PM Close of Nominations
4th April 2019 Noon Statement of Persons Nominated is published
2nd May 2019 Polling Day and Verification (following close of poll)
3rd May 2019 Count (Harborough Leisure Centre)