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Notts County Council Elections - Thursday 4 May 2017

‌Elections for all 66 county councillors in Nottinghamshire will take place on Thursday 4 May 2017. Rushcliffe Borough Council will administer elections for the 10 county council seats in the Borough of Rushcliffe. Following a recent boundary review, nearly all the divisions have changed in either name or size across the county. See maps of the Rushcliffe division boundaries.


Results will come in on Friday 5 May as the district council's in Nottinghamshire count the votes cast in their area. For the latest results, visit the Notts County Council election 2017 page.

Notice of election

Nomination packs

Nomination packs can be obtained by emailing or by telephoning 0115 981 9911.

You must deliver completed nominations by hand only to the address stated on the notice of election:  Rushcliffe Borough Council, Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford, NG2 7YG by 4pm on Tuesday 4 April 2017

Statement of persons nominated

Notices of poll

Election agents

Candidates and election agents briefing

Allen Graham, Chief Executive of Rushcliffe Borough Council, held a briefing for candidates and election agents on Tuesday 28 February.

Election timetable

Register to vote

The deadline to register to vote for the elections is Thursday 13 April 2017. If you are not already registered, you can register at

Postal vote information

The deadline to apply for a postal vote or make any changes to your existing postal or proxy arrangements is Tuesday 18 April 2017 at 5pm.

Proxy vote information

The deadline to appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf at the polling station is Tuesday 25 April 2017 at 5pm. If you have an emergency due to illness or employment after this date, you should contact the elections unit for advice.


Who can vote?

You can vote in these elections if you are registered to vote in the UK and will be 18 or over on 4 May 2017 and you are:
- A British or Irish citizen, or
- a citizen of another European Union country (Here is a full list of European Union countries, Commonwealth countries, British Overseas Territories and British Crown Dependencies (PDF) ), or
- a Commonwealth citizen who has leave to remain in the UK or who does not require leave to remain in the UK.

British citizens living overseas can’t vote in these elections.

How do I vote?

  • In person: you’ll receive a poll card telling you where to vote. You don’t need this to vote, and if you lose it, you can contact your local council to find out where your polling station is.
  • By post: if you would like to vote by post, you must already be registered to vote, or have applied to register to vote by Thursday 13 April. Your application to vote by post must arrive no later than 5pm on Tuesday 18 April – visit to download the postal vote application form.
  • By proxy (someone you trust votes on your behalf): You must already be registered to vote or have applied to register by Thursday 13 April to apply for a proxy vote. Submit your application in time to arrive no later than 5pm on Tuesday 25 April – visit to download the postal vote application form. Both you and your proxy must be registered to vote.

Do I need to register?

If you’re not already registered, you need to apply to register to vote before the deadline on Thursday 13 April. You should also register to vote every time you move house.
If you are not sure whether you’re registered to vote, you should contact your local electoral registration office. To find the contact details for your local electoral registration
office, enter your postcode at