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Upcoming Elections in Redcar and Cleveland

You can use this page for information about upcoming elections in the Redcar and Cleveland area. 


Local Elections – 2 May 2019

The next scheduled elections will take place on 2 May 2019 to elect all 59 Councillors who represent the 24 Wards across the Borough. There will also be elections in the five Parishes with vacancies for 77 Parish Councillors. These elections are held once every four years, on the first Thursday of May.


What happens when?

There are several key dates and deadlines that you'll need to be aware of leading up to these elections:


  • Publication of the Notice of election  -  Monday 18 March 2019
  • Candidates nominations open  -  10am, Tuesday 19 March 2019
  • Candidates and Agents deadline for submitting nominations  -  4pm, Wednesday 3 April 2019
  • Polling day  -  between 7am and 10pm on Thursday 2 May 2019


Pollcards will be sent to all registered electors on 21/22 March and existing postal voters should expect to receive their postal ballot papers on 17 April.  If you are not a postal voter, but would like to apply, you have until 5pm on 15 April to fill and return an application form and then you will receive your postal papers on 25 April.

If you are not already registered to vote (for example if you have moved home recently, or if you have just turned 18) then you should register to vote by 12 April in order to vote in these elections. You can do this online at


The deadline to appoint a proxy, who can vote on your behalf at this election, is 5pm on 24 April.


Further details and official notices will appear on this page nearer to election time.

Brotton East and West Casual Vacancy
Due to the resignations of Parish Councillor Dorothy Hogg (Brotton East) and Parish Councillor Brian Hogg (Brotton West) there are casual vacancies within the named Parish Wards of Skelton and Brotton Parish Council. As the vacancy has occurred within the six months ruling of a councillor having normally retired there is no requirement for an election to take place.

Brotton East Casual Vacancy

Brotton West Casual Vacancy

​Next election

Local Elections to elect 59 Councillors and all Parish Councillors

PCC Election

Tees Valley Combined Authority Mayoral Election


Find my polling station

Use this tool to enter your postcode and find your polling station. If you have a postal vote and forgotten to post it, you can take your completed pack to your local polling station up until it closes at 10pm on 2 May.



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