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District and Parish elections 4 May 2023
The Newark & Sherwood District Council, Parish and Town Council elections will be held on Thursday 4 May 2023. Polling stations will be open from 7am until 10pm.
Voter ID needed at next election
The UK Government has introduced a requirement for voters to show photo ID when voting at a polling station at some elections. This new requirement will apply for the first time in England at the local elections on Thursday May 4.
More information on the Voter ID page.
Register of Electors annual canvass 2022
Annual registration forms will be delivered to every property in the District from Friday 12 August 2022, to make sure we know who is eligible to register to vote.
For more information visit our new register of electors page.
District and Parish by-elections 30 June 2022
Following the resignation of District Councillor Neal Mitchell, a request has now been received to fill the vacancy for the Ollerton Ward of Newark & Sherwood District Council by a poll. A by-election will be held on Thursday 30 June 2022. Polling stations will be open from 7am until 10pm. Poll cards will be sent to registered voters who are eligible to vote in this election.
Following the resignation of Parish Councillor Helen Strawson, a request has now been received to fill the vacancy for the Parish of Farnsfield by a poll. This by-election is uncontested, as only one nomination paper was received.