Braintree District Council Elections

Elections 2023

There will be full district and local elections in Braintree on Thursday 4 May 2023.

All 26 district wards and 63 parish councils will hold elections for new members.

Voter identification will be required to be shown by all voters at a polling station. Further details will appear here on what is acceptable ID and how to request one if you do not hold anything suitable.

Key dates

Nomination of candidates time period - from publication of the Notices of Election (district and parish) until 4pm on Tuesday 4 April 2023

Registration to vote deadline - 12 midnight on Monday 17 April 2023, Register to vote now

Postal vote deadline - 5pm - Tuesday 18 April 2023

Proxy vote deadline - 5pm - Tuesday 25 April 2023

Poll Cards

Poll cards will be sent to all registered electors as soon as possible after the Notices of Election have been published at the end of March.