General Election Thursday 12 December 2019

More information on the upcoming general election

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  • How to vote and take part

Colchester Constituency and Harwich and North Essex Constituency

An Election is to be held for a Member of Parliament to serve the Colchester constituency and the Harwich and North Essex constituency.

Parliamentary Election Timetable - Thursday 12 December 2019

Notice of Election published 4:00 pm Monday 11 November
Notice of Poll published 4:00 pm Thursday 14 November
Deadline for candidate nominations 4:00 pm Thursday 14 November
Postal vote application deadline 5:00 pm Tuesday 26 November
Registration to vote deadline Midnight Tuesday 26 November
Proxy vote application deadline 5:00 pm Wednesday 4 December
Election Day 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Thursday 12 December

It is our intention to dispatch postal votes for existing postal voters on Friday 22 November. There will be a subsequent dispatch of postal votes on Friday 29 November.

Contacting us

For electors in Colchester Borough, the Electoral Registration Officer is contactable via elections@colchester.gov.uk or 01206 282820.

For the villages listed below, the Electoral Registration Officer is contactable via elections@tendringdc.gov.uk or 01255 686566: Alresford, Ardleigh, Bradfield, Brightlingsea, Elmstead, Frating, Great Bentley, Great Bromley, Great Oakley, Harwich and Dovercourt, Lawford, Little Bentley, Little Bromley, Little Oakley, Manningtree, Mistley, Parkeston, Ramsey, Tendring, Thorrington, Wix and Wrabness 

Easy guide to voting

Easy guide to voting

Emergency proxy

Applications to vote by emergency proxy may be made if after 5pm on Wednesday 4 December you learned that you are unable to attend your polling station because of either your occupation or a medical condition. The application must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 12 December.

Emergency proxy based on medical condition

Emergency proxy based on occupation

Submitting your application form

Once completed any application forms need to be submitted to the Electoral Registration Officer for your area. A scanned copy can be sent to the relevant email address. Any application will need to be received by the relevant deadline.

Polling Stations

Find your polling station (within Colchester Borough)

Find your polling station

Notices

Colchester Notice of Election

Harwich and North Essex Notice of Election

Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll Colchester

Polling Stations Colchester

Election Agents' Names and Offices Colchester

Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll Harwich and North Essex Constituency

Polling Stations Harwich and North Essex

Notice of Election Agents' Names and Offices Harwich and North Essex

Witham Constituency Notices

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