Chelmsford City Council

Upcoming elections

There will be a general election on Thursday 12 December.

The deadline for registering:

  • to vote is midnight on Tuesday 26 November
  • for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November
  • for a proxy vote is 5pm on Wednesday 4 December


The candidates standing in this election are:

  • Vicky Ford, The Conservative Party Candidate
  • Marie Goldman, Liberal Democrat
  • Mark Alan Lawrence, The Official Monster Raving Loony Party
  • Penny Richards, Labour Party 

By law, we are not allowed to publish any links to or further details of the candidates or what they stand for. 

Polling cards

We are currently distributing polling cards and expect to have them all delivered by Friday 22 November. However, you do not need your polling card to vote. If you do not have a polling card, you will need to give the staff at your polling station your name and address instead. We will not issue replacement polling cards.

Other local constituencies

The boundaries for parliamentary constituencies do not match the boundaries for local councils. This means that while some Chelmsford City Council residents are in the Chelmsford constituency, others are not. 

You may live in the:

You can  find out which constituency you live in.


You can view the:

You can also download the Mencap easy-read guide to voting.


Working at an election

We are not accepting any applications for working at this election, as we already have enough staff.

Marconi by-election

Following the resignation of Catherine Finnecy, there was a vacancy in the Marconi Ward of Chelmsford City.

We held a by-election on Thursday 7 November. You can view the results for this by-election.

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