Upcoming Elections and Results


Upcoming Elections

Local Elections

On Thursday 2 May 2019 a third of our 55 seats are up for election along with half the parishes in Maidstone. If elections are taking place in your area you'll receive a polling card by the end of March onwards. If you've recently moved to the borough or are unsure if you're registered to vote, you can apply at GOV.uk website.

Here is the list of areas where elections are taking place:

Areas in the borough where elections are taking place

Wards with Local Elections 2019 Wards without a Local Election 2019
1. Boxley 10. South Headcorn
2. Allington 11. Downswood & Otham Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton
3. North 12. Leeds Barming
4. East 13. Harrietsham & Lenham Heath
5. Detling & Thurnham 14. Coxheath & Hunton Bridge
6. Fant 15. Loose Parkwood
7. High Street 16. Sutton Valence & Langley Shepway South
8. Shepway North 17. Marden & Yalding North Downs
9. Bearsted 18. Staplehurst

Elections Timetable

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TypeDate
Publication of Notice of Election Tuesday 26 March 2019
Publication of Notice of Election Agents 4pm Wednesday 3 April 2019
Last Date for Registration
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Friday 12 April 2019
Receipt of Postal Vote Applications
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5pm Monday 15 April 2019
Publication of the Borough Election Notice of Poll Wednesday 24 April 2019
Publication of the Parish Election Notice of Poll Wednesday 24 April 2019
Receipt of Proxy Vote Application
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5pm Wednesday 24 April 2019
Appointment of Poll and Count Agents Thursday 25 April 2019
First Day to Issue Replacement Lost Postal Ballot Papers Friday 26 April 2019
Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications
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5pm Thursday 2 May 2019
Day of Poll 7am to 10pm Thursday 2 May 2019

Candidates or Statement of Persons Nominated

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Candidates for the Borough

Candidates for Borough

Candidates for the Parishes

Candidates for Staplehurst
Candidates for Yalding

Uncontested Parish Election Results

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Uncontested Parish Election Results

Uncontested Parish Elections Results

Past Election Results

Here you will find any results from previous elections.

Past election results

One Maidstone Business Improvement District

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One Maidstone Business Improvement District

On Friday 13 July 2018 there was a vote in favour of creating a Business Improvement District (BID) in Maidstone.

Number of votes cast excluding rejected ballots 176
Aggregate rateable value of each hereditament of those who voted £14,679,200
Number of votes in favour 135 (77%)
Aggregate rateable value of each hereditament of those who voted in favour £12,266,700 (84%)
Number of votes against 41 (23%)
Aggregate rateable value of each hereditament of those who voted against £2,412,500 (16%)
Rejected Ballots
ReasonTotal
Having the same number as another ballot paper 0
Unsigned, unmarked or voided for uncertainty 2
Turnout
Ballot Papers Issued 475
Ballot Papers Received 178
Turnout 37%

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