UK Parliamentary election

UK Parliamentary election on Thursday 12 December 2019

A General election has been called for 12 December. The two Parliamentary constituencies in Elmbridge are the Esher and Walton constituency and the Runnymede and Weybridge constituency.

The Acting Returning Officer for the Esher and Walton constituency is Robert Moran, Elmbridge Borough Council.

The Acting Returning Officer for the Runnymede and Weybridge constituency is Paul Turrell, Runnymede Borough Council.

Key dates and official notices

Note: official notices will be uploaded once key date has been reached.

Official notices and deadlines

Date and time 

Notice of election Esher and Walton

Notice of election Runnymede and Weybridge

 11 November

Statement of persons nominated including notice of poll (Esher and Walton)   

Situation of polling stations (Esher and Walton)

Notice of election agents (Esher and Walton)

 5pm on 14 November
 Registration deadline   Midnight on 26 November
 Postal voting deadline   5pm on 26 November
 Proxy voting deadline   5pm on 4 December
 First day to replace lost postal votes    6 December
 Polling day   7am to 10pm on 12 December
 Counting of votes   from 10pm on 12 December

Candidates and agents

A list of candidates is above, under 'Official notices and deadlines'

Guidance for candidates

Register to vote

The deadline to register to vote is midnight on Tuesday 26 November.  If you are unsure whether you are registered contact Electoral Services.

Every registered voter will be sent a poll card with information about the election including your polling station. If you have not received a poll card, or you have recently moved, you may not be registered to vote.

Who can vote

To vote at these elections, you must be aged 18 or over on election day and be a British, Irish or Commonwealth citizen. Your name must appear on the Register of Electors before you can vote. 

Different ways to vote

There are three ways to vote. You can vote by post, by using a proxy voter or in person at a polling station.

Voting by post

The deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November.

Postal votes will be dispatched by first class mail around 2 December.  If you are going away before 4 December, you may wish to consider applying to vote by proxy instead.

More information about voting by post, including an application form.

Voting by proxy

The deadline to apply to vote by proxy is 5pm on 4 December.

If after 5pm on 4 December you are unable to vote because you have a medical emergency, or learn you cannot go to the polling station because of work reasons, you can apply to vote by emergency proxy.

More information about voting by proxy, including an application form.    

Voting in person at a polling station

If you are registered to vote, a poll card will be sent to you with further information about the election, including a map of your polling station. You do not need to take the poll card with you to vote.  Please check where your polling station is located as it may have changed since you last voted.            

A list of polling stations will be published in due course.

Polling stations are open between 7am and 10pm on Thursday 12 December 2019.

How to vote  

Always read the instructions on how to complete the ballot paper carefully, even if you have voted before. The ballot paper lists the name of each of the candidates along with their party logo (if any).

Simply put a X (a cross) next to the candidate of your choice.

More information is available at Your Vote Matters

Who is elected

One Member of Parliament will be elected for the Esher and Walton constituency.

One Member of Parliament will be elected for the Runnymede and Weybridge constituency.

Results

The election count will take place from 10pm on 12 December. The results for the Esher and Walton constituency will be publicised at Elmbridge election results.  The results for the Runnymede and Weybridge constituency will be published at Runnymede election results

Press and candidates may confirm details of the count venue by contacting Electoral Services directly.

Any press enquiries should be directed to communications@elmbridge.gov.uk.  

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