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Don’t forget to vote on 12 December

The Parliamentary General Election is taking place on 12 December with polling stations opening their doors from 7am to voters in the Chesterfield constituency.

There are 59 polling stations in the Chesterfield constituency and residents are reminded to vote at the station noted on their polling card.

Polling cards have now been delivered to everyone in the Chesterfield Constituency who is registered to vote on 12 December.

A list of candidates, officially known as ‘statement of persons nominated’, will be published on the council’s website at 5pm on 14 November.

If you want to apply to vote by post, the deadline for an ordinary postal vote for this election is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019.  The deadline to apply for an ordinary proxy vote is 5pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019.

If your postal ballot paper is not received please contact the council and this will be reissued from 6 December.

If your personal details have changed, you have moved house or you are not yet registered to vote,  visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote , contact the council’s election’s team or complete a voter registration form (accessed via the council’s website) by midnight on 26 November.

Polling stations will be open on 12 December from 7am to 10pm and you can visit at any time during this period.

Huw Bowen, Chesterfield Borough Council's (acting) returning officer, said: “I would encourage every resident in the borough to vote in the general election. If you have any questions ahead of the election or on polling day, please contact the council and our team will be pleased to assist.” 

For more information about the parliamentary general election click here. 


First published on 13 November 2019 Last updated on 13 November 2019