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Elections took place on Thursday 4 May 2023. They involve Stratford-on-Avon District Council, which will now have 41 Councillors (an increase of 5 following a recent a recent Electoral Review), representing 39 wards, 2 of which will be multi-member wards.
In addition, the May elections also included 81 Town and Parish Councils with the number of Parish Councillors for each parish varying from 5 to 18 depending on their population size.
Each new District and Parish/Town Councillor is elected for a four-year period.
The Stratford-on-Avon (Electoral Changes) Order 2022 Map confirming the location of the new district wards and the existing parishes can be viewed here you can also view the LGBCE new boundary interactive map (and the recommendations of the boundary changes which have now been confirmed) which allows you to scroll in and out of the new district council wards.
From 4 May 2023 onwards, the Elections Act 2022 requires voters who are on the Register of Electors to show photographic identification at polling stations before they are given a ballot paper.
You can find out more information about voter ID on our dedicated Voter ID page
You need to be registered to vote for UK elections and referendums. Go to our Registering to Vote pagefor more information.
If you are already registered to vote for UK elections and referendums, you can vote by postal or proxy or visit your local polling station.
If you are thinking of standing for election in the future, the best source of information to help you through the process is published by the Electoral Commission. Guidance for Candidates and Agents
You may wish to have a look at our Be a Councillor pages, where you can download relevant information booklets.
The Government Equalities Office may be able to help people with a disability with financial support in order to stand for election. For more information please see the guidance on gov.uk.
You can apply to work on election day. A number of positions are available including presiding officers, poll clerks and counting staff. No experience is necessary for some positions but to apply for a presiding officer position you need at least two years' experience as a poll clerk. The fees paid for these positions varies depending upon the type of election. If you are interested in applying to work for us on this year's election, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Election results are published after each count. They can be found on our dedicated Election Results page.
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