Upcoming elections

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Election – Thursday 2 May 2024

Police and Crime Commissioner elections will be taking place in the district on Thursday 2 May 2024. Brighton & Hove City Council are the  lead authority for Sussex's Police & Crime Commissioner elections. Please visit their website for further information.

Please visit our ways to vote page, for information about voting at a polling station, as well as voting by post and by proxy. You will need photo identification to vote in person.  Find out more about voter ID, including a list of acceptable forms of ID.

Election timetable

EventDeadlineRelevant Link
Publication of Notice of ElectionTuesday 26 MarchNotice of Election
Notice of Candidates' Election Address Submission
Notice of Election Agents 

Notice of Election Agents

Notice  of Election Sub-agents' names  and offices

Statement of Persons NominatedMonday 8 AprilStatement of Persons Nominated
Register to voteMidnight, Tuesday 16 AprilRegister to Vote online
Apply for a postal vote, or to cancel or make changes to your postal vote arrangements5pm, Wednesday 17 AprilApply for a postal vote online
Make changes to your proxy voting arrangements5pm, Wednesday 17 April 
Apply for a proxy vote5pm, Wednesday 24 AprilApply for a proxy vote online
Apply for a Voter Authority Certificate5pm, Wednesday 24 AprilApply for a voter authority certificate online
First day to re-issue replacement postal votesFriday 26 April 
Polling day7am - 10pm, Thursday 2 May 
Count & declaration of resultSunday 5 May

Future Elections

The  following elections are scheduled to take place in the next 4 years:

  • May 2025 - West Sussex County Council Elections
  • May 2027 - District & Parish Elections

The next UK Parliamentary General Election must take place no later than 24 January 2025.