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Stratford-on-Avon District Council
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Elections

Election voting
Make your vote count

This section includes details of current Elections and results of the recent Elections together with information on registering to vote and the different ways of voting.

Results

Elections results are published after each count, they can be found on our dedicated Election results page.

Wards

The District Council is made up of 31 wards, each having one, two or three councillors, depending on the size. Each new Councillor is elected for a four year period. The table below shows when each ward within the Council will be holding an election:

Name of District Ward Number of Councillors
to retire in 2014
Alcester 1
Aston Cantlow 0
Bardon 0
Bidford and Salford 1
Brailes 1
Burton Dassett 0
Claverdon 0
Ettington 0
Fenny Compton 0
Harbury 1
Henley 0
Kineton 0
Kinwarton 1
Long Compton 1
Long Itchington 1
Quinton 1
Sambourne 1
Shipston 0
Snitterfield 1
Southam 1
Stockton and Napton 0
Stratford Alveston 1
Stratford Avenue and New Town 1
Stratford Guild and Hathaway 1
Stratford Mount Pleasant 0
Studley 1
Tanworth 1
Tredington 0
Vale of the Red Horse 1
Welford 0
Wellesbourne 1

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:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/equalities/equality-public-political/access-elected-office/

How to vote

Register

You need to be registered to vote for UK elections and referendums. You can do this in two different ways;

1. Download the electoral registration form to complete by hand.

or

2. Use the aboutmyvote website to fill in the form online and print off the completed form.

If you are unsure if you have already registred to vote, you can contact Democratic Support Services on 01789 260208 or email at elections@stratford-dc.gov.uk

Vote

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 elections@stratford-dc.gov.uk or by fax on 01789 260244.

For press enquiries please contact 01789 260104.