County council elections


The next county council elections are scheduled for 2025.

Register to vote

You can register to vote on the GOV.UK site.

You can also apply for a postal vote or apply for a proxy vote on the GOV.UK site.

Who's standing and where to vote

You can find where to vote on the Democracy Club website.

You can now see who is standing in the 75 seats that are up for election.

Casual vacancies

Notice is hereby given under Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a casual vacancy exists in the office of County Councillor for the Rayleigh North division of Essex County Council.

A by-election will be held if the County Council’s Chief Executive receives written requests for the vacancy to be filled from 2 local government electors for the County of Essex.

If 2 requests from electors are received, the by-election must be held within 35 days. There is no time limit for receipt of the requests.

Unless 2 requests are received, the seat will remain vacant until the next ordinary elections in 2025.

Requests for a by-election must include the elector’s name and address and be sent to the Deputy Returning Officer at:

Rochford District Council
Council Offices
South Street

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