Local Council Elections 2018

Local Council Elections took place across England and Wales on Thursday 3 May.

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About the elections

Each ward in the borough is represented by three Councillors. Elections were held on Thursday 3 May 2018 to elect 54 Councillors for Richmond upon Thames representing 18 wards.

Key dates and deadlines

These deadlines are statutory.

Election timetable
Event Date
Deadline for registration to vote Midnight on Tuesday 17 April
1st issue of postal ballot papers (if registered before 12 noon on 6 April) Tuesday 17 April
Deadline for receipt of new postal vote applications 5pm on Wednesday 18 April
Deadline for receipt of changes to existing postal and proxy vote arrangements 5pm on Wednesday 18 April
2nd issue of postal ballot papers Monday 23 April
Deadline for receipt of new proxy vote applications 5pm on Wednesday 25 April
First day to apply for replacement postal ballot papers (lost or spoilt) Friday 27 April
Polling day Thursday 3 May, 7am to 10pm
Last day to apply for replacement postal ballot papers (lost or spoilt) Thursday 3 May, 5pm

Notices

Notice of Poll and Statement of Persons Nominated

Notice of Election Agents

Updated: 4 May 2018