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Home > Elections > UK Parliamentary Election 2017

UK Parliamentary Election 2017

Following the dissolution of Parliament a UK Parliamentary election was held on Thursday 8 June 2017.

The Election Timetable contains all the key dates for this election.

 

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich Constituency

The Central Suffolk and North Ipswich Constituency includes roughly half of the electors in the Mid Suffolk District, three wards from Ipswich and nine wards from Suffolk Coastal.

Declaration of Result - Central Suffolk and North Ipswich

Notice of Election - Central Suffolk and North Ipswich

Statement of Persons Nominated, Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations

Notice of Names and Addresses of Election Agents

 

The remaining electors in Mid Suffolk are included in the Bury St Edmunds Constituency. This constituency is the responsibility of the Acting Returning Officer for St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

 

South Suffolk Constituency

The South Suffolk Constituency includes all electors in the Babergh District and two wards from St Edmundsbury.

Declaration of Result - South Suffolk

Notice of Election - South Suffolk

Statement of Persons Nominated, Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations

Notice of Names and Addresses of Election Agents

 

Information for Candidates and Agents

Nomination papers can be delivered between 10am and 4pm from Monday 8 May 2017 to Thursday 11 May 2017. The deadline is strictly 4pm on Thursday 11 May 2017. Please contact the Electoral Services Team to arrange an appointment for an informal check.

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich Nomination Paper

South Suffolk Nomination Paper

The Acting Returning Officer held a briefing for prospective candidates and agents on 2 May 2017 - for more information please contact Electoral Services.  

 

Registering to Vote at this Election

If you are not already included on the electoral register you will need to register by midnight on Monday 22 May 2017 to be able to vote at this elections. You can register online - it is quick, easy and secure. You will need to provide your date of birth and your national insurance number when you register.

Register to Vote

Your vote matters - register early to make sure you're included.

 

Absent Voting at this Election

If you will be away on Thursday 8 June 2017 you can register to vote by post or by proxy.

Voting by post means that your ballot paper will be sent to you by post before polling day. To apply to vote by post at these elections you will need to complete an application form and return it to Electoral Services by 5pm on 23 May 2017.

Postal Voting Application form 

We will be sending out the first wave of postal ballot packs by first class post on or around 22 May 2017. If you apply after 8 May 2017, you will be included in the second mailing which will be sent on 26 May 2017.

Voting by proxy means that you appoint a trusted person to attend your polling station and complete your ballot paper on your behalf. To apply to vote by proxy at these elections you will need to complete an application and return it to Electoral Services by 5pm on 31 May 2017.

Proxy Voting Application form

If you become ill or discover that you cannot go to your polling station on polling day because of employment or service after 5pm on 31 May 2017, you can apply for an emergency proxy up to 5pm on 8 June 2017. Please contact Electoral Services for advice.