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Elections in 2024

Local elections on 2 May 2024 – Application deadlines

Completed applications must be received by Electoral Services by the deadlines shown below to be included in the election on 2 May 2024.

Applications to register to vote: Tuesday 16 April 2024

Postal vote applications: Wednesday 17 April 2024 by 5 pm

Proxy vote applications: Wednesday 24 April 2024 by 5 pm

Application for a Voter Authority Certificate (ID): Wednesday 24 April 2024 by 5pm

Emergency proxy applications: Thursday 2 May 2024 by 5pm


Local elections will be held on Thursday 2nd May 2024.  Borough Council elections will be combined with the election of a Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for the Essex Police Area.

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) has carried out a review of the ward arrangements in the Brentwood Borough. This means that, from May 2024, the Borough will be divided into 13 wards, each of which will have three borough councillors.  All 39 Borough Council seats will be contested at the elections on 2nd May 2024.

Find out who is standing for election in each ward:

SPN Blackmore and Doddinghurst 2024

SPN Brentwood North 2024

SPN Brentwood South 2024

SPN Brentwood West 2024

SPN Brizes Stondon Massey and South Weald 2024

SPN Herongate Ingrave and West Horndon 2024

SPN Hutton East 2024

SPN Hutton North 2024

SPN Hutton South 2024

SPN Ingatestone Fryerning and Mountnessing 2024

SPN Pilgrims Hatch 2024

SPN Shenfield 2024

SPN Warley 2024

See other information about the Borough Council elections here:

Notice of election agents names and offices – Brentwood 2024

Find out more about the new wards and see maps of the area:

Election of a Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for the Essex Police Area

SPN Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for the Essex Police Area 2024

Notice of election agents - Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for the Essex Police Area 2024

The Chief Executive for Colchester City Council, Pam Donnelly, has been appointed as the Police Area Returning Officer. You can find out more about the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner election on their website: