On Thursday 4 May 2023, elections are being held for all Medway Council seats in all of the wards and the 11 parish councils.
All of our polling stations should be accessible.
To find out more about the support available and for more accessibility resources, read the polling station accessibility section on our voting at a polling station page.
Register to vote
You must register to vote by 17 April 2023 to vote in this election.
Information for candidates and agencies
If you are interested in standing as a candidate in any of these elections, you can find the relevant nomination papers and guidance from the returning officer below.
Here are some key dates in the statutory timetable for the elections:
|Start of period for delivery of nomination papers between 9am and 6pm daily (except weekends and bank holidays)||From Tuesday 28 March|
|Last date for the delivery of nomination papers||4pm on Tuesday 4 April|
|List of candidates standing in any contested parish elections will be published on||Tuesday 4 April|
|List of candidates standing in the local election will be published on||Wednesday 5 April|
|Last date for receipt of applications to register in time to vote in the elections||Monday 17 April|
|Last date for receipt of new applications for a postal vote (or to amend an existing postal vote) for the elections||5pm on Tuesday 18 April|
|Last date for receipt of applications to appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf||5pm on Tuesday 25 April|
|Last date for reciept of applications for a Voter Authority Certificate (VAC)||Tuesday 25 April|