Elections Management

General Election 2019

 An election will be held on Thursday 12 December 2019 to elect a Member of Parliament for the Isle of Wight Constituency.

Electors:

If you have returned your registration form then your name should be on the Register of Electors. You can check your entry if you wish by visiting County Hall, Newport, or by contacting us on the telephone number on the 'Contact' tab above.

The last date to register as an elector and be able to vote in this election is Tuesday 26 November 2019. Please click here for more information.

Postal Votes: The last date to apply for a postal vote for this election is 5:00pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019. Please click here for more information.

Proxy Votes: The last date to apply for a proxy vote for this election is 5:00pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019. Please click here for more information.

Official Notices will be posted on this page as and when they are published, starting with the Notice of Election on or before Monday 11 November 2019.

Candidates:

The timetable for the Parliamentary Election on 12 December 2019 is available here.

Comprehensive guidance from The Electoral Commission on standing for election as a Member of Parliament can be found here. These pages include Nomination Papers in Part 2A and 2B.  A deposit of £500 is required; this cannot be paid by personal cheque.

Please complete the Nomination Papers in full, and note that the completed forms must be received by the Acting Returning Officer by 4:00pm on Thursday 14 November 2019.

It is recommended that you read the guidance from The Electoral Commission before completing your nomination papers.

For further information, please contact Electoral Services using the "Contact" tab above. 

Official Notices: 

The Notice of Election can be viewed here. (PDF, 1 page, 66Kb)

The Statement of Persons Nominated can be viewed here. (When available)

The Situation of Polling Stations Notice can be viewed here. (PDF, 2 pages, 95KB)

The Notice of Election Agents can be viewed here. (When available)