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Elections results are published after each count, they can be found on our dedicated Election results page.
In 2014 the District Council completed a move to all out elections and a Local Governement Boundary re-organisation changing the number of Wards and their boundaries. The District Council is made up of 36 wards, each having one councillor. Each new Councillor is elected for a four year period. The wards are listed below and the next election is due to take place in May 2015.
|Ward Number||Name of District Ward|
|2||Alcester & Rural|
|5||Bidford West & Salford|
|8||Brailes & Compton|
|18||Long Itchington & Stockton|
|19||Napton & Fenny Compton|
|28||Studley with Mappleborough Green|
|29||Studley with Sambourne|
Is there a map of my Ward/Parish?
Maps of all areas within the Stratford on Avon District Council area can be found via the Ordnance survey Election Maps Website at www.election-maps.co.uk; just follow the instructions on the site.
Standing for Election
If you are thinking of standing for election you may wish to have a look at our booklet a copy of which can be downloaded from this page or telephone 01789 260210 for a copy to be sent to you.
The Government Equalities Office have in August 2012 launched a new £2.6m fund help people with a disability to stand for election. PCC elections will be the first such opportunity. The new fund will help meet the additional costs a disabled candidate may face in standing for election as police and crime commissioners, councillors or MPs, such as extra transport or sign-language interpreters.
The fund will offer individual grants of between £250 and £10,000 to disabled people who want to be selected as candidates for an election, or who are standing for election. In addition to the fund, a new online introductory training package went live today, tailored to disabled people who are interested in a political career. The fund and online training are part of the government's access to elected office strategy which also includes paid internships for disabled candidates on the speaker's parliamentary placement scheme. For more information please see here:
How to vote
You need to be registered to vote for UK elections and referendums. Go to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote to register on-line.
If you are unsure if you have already registred to vote, you can contact Democratic Support Services on 01789 260208 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Visit the postal/proxy voting page
Visit the polling station walkthrough provided by the Electoral Commission
Visit the Promote the Vote website by 'Speaking up' for people with learning disabilities
For further information please contact Democratic Support Services on 01789 260208 or by email at email@example.com or by fax on 01789 260244.
For press enquiries please contact 01789 260104.