Local Council Elections take place every four years.
Elections will be held on Thursday 3 May 2018 to elect 54 Councillors for Richmond upon Thames representing 18 wards. Each ward is represented by three Councillors.
Media organisations must register for accreditation in advance if they would like to attend the count.
We have published a Notice of Vacancy (pdf, 85 KB) for one councillor in the Heathfield Ward.
The deadline to register to vote in the elections is midnight on Tuesday 17 April.
Contact us to check if you are registered to vote.
Your application must be received by the Electoral Services Office before the statutory deadline for it to be valid for this election.
These deadlines are statutory and cannot be amended.
|Deadline for registration to vote||Midnight on Tuesday 17 April||Register to vote|
|Deadline for receipt of new postal vote applications||5pm on Wednesday 18 April||Register to vote by post|
|Deadline for receipt of changes to existing postal and proxy vote arrangements||5pm on Wednesday 18 April||Change your method of voting|
|Deadline for receipt of new proxy vote applications||5pm on Wednesday 25 April||Register to vote by proxy|
|First day to apply for replacement postal ballot papers (lost or spoilt)||Friday 27 April|
|Polling day||Thursday 3 May, 7am to 10pm|
|Last day to apply for replacement postal ballot papers (lost or spoilt)||Thursday 3 May, 5pm|
Updated: 8 March 2018