Local Elections 2018
On Thursday 3 May 2018 there will be elections to the London Borough of Bromley Council, where 60 councillors will be elected to represent the 22 wards across the borough.
Who can vote in this election?
So long as they are registered to vote, people who can vote (the franchise) in this election are:
- British (or British Overseas Territory) Citizens residing in the United Kingdom
- Qualifying Commonwealth citizens
- Citizens of the Republic of Ireland
- European Union citizens
British citizens living overseas (who are not Members of the Armed Forces, Crown Servants, British Council employees or their spouse or civil partner) are not entitled to vote in this election.
Voter ID pilot
The borough is taking part in a pilot and voters will be required to show ID before they can vote in at a polling station the election. For more information please visit www.bromley.gov.uk/VoterID
There will be one ballot paper, which will vary depending on the number of councillors your ward elects to the council:
- 17 Wards (Bickley, Bromley Common & Keston, Bromley Town, Chelsfield & Pratts Bottom, Chislehurst, Clock House, Copers Cope, Cray Valley East, Cray Valley West, Farnborough & Crofton, Hayes & Coney Hall, Kelsey & Eden Park, Orpington, Penge & Cator, Petts Wood & Knoll, Plaistow & Sundridge and West Wickham) are represented by three councillors and therefore you will have up to three votes (X) on the ballot paper.
- 4 Wards (Biggin Hill, Crystal Palace, Mottingham & Chislehurst North and Shortlands) are represented by two councillors and therefore you will have up to two votes (X) on the ballot paper
- 1 Ward (Darwin) is represented by one councillor and therefore you have one vote (X) on the ballot paper.
|Candidates and Agents meeting||Thursday 8 March 2018|
|Notice of Election published||By Tuesday 27 March 2018|
|Deadline for nominations to stand||Friday 6 April 2018 4pm|
|Statement of Persons Nominated published||Monday 9 April 2018 4pm|
|Deadline for applications to register to vote||Monday 17 April 2018|
|Deadline for new applications to vote by post or postal proxy||Tuesday 18 April 2018 5pm|
|Deadline to amend or cancel existing postal, proxy or postal proxy votes||Tuesday 18 April 2018 5pm|
Initial dispatch of postal and postal proxy votes (permanent arrangements and applications received by 19 March)
|Thursday 19 April 2018|
|Later dispatch of postal and proxy votes (applications received Tuesday 20 March - 5pm Wednesday 18 April)||By Monday 23 April 2018|
|Deadline for new applications to vote by proxy||Tuesday 25 April 2018 5pm|
|First day to issue replacement lost or spoilt ballot papers||Friday 27 April 2018|
|Deadline for Certificates of Identity||Wednesday 2 May 2018 5pm|
|Polling day||Thursday 3 May, 7am to 10pm|
|Count and results declared||Friday 4 May|