West Sussex County Council Elections
West Sussex County Council is currently made up of 70 members elected to represent their local communities. You can learn more on the West Sussex County Council homepage. In order to vote in elections, you need to be registered. The next West Sussex County Council elections will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021 and will be combined with the Police and Crime Commissioner election for Sussex, information on these elections will be available from early 2021.
West Sussex County Council Election 2021
The elections will take place for all 70 seats across West Sussex. The seven District & Borough Councils in the County will admisister elections for the electoral divisions within their area with Tony Kershaw, the County Returning Officer coordinating arrangements across West Sussex.
Within the Arun District, were are 13 electoral divisions:
- Angmering & Findon
- Arundel & Courtwick
- Bognor Regis East
- Bognor Regis West & Aldwick
- East Preston & Ferring
- Littlehampton East
- Littlehampton Town
There is one county councillor seat to represent each of these electoral divisions.
To find out more on...
Standing for Election
Publication of Election Notices
Voting at this Election
How do I find my polling station?
You can find out more about standing as a candidate on the West Sussex County Council How to become a councillor page.
For more information, please contact:
Notices for this election will be published here when available:
In order to vote you need to be registered
If you are already registered, you don’t need to re-register. You will receive a poll card confirming the details of your voting arrangements between from the end of March 2021.
If you are not yet registered to vote or wish to apply to vote by post or proxy [when someone votes on your behalf], the deadlines for this election are:
Deadline for receipt
New applications to register to vote
Monday, 19 April 2021
New applications to vote by post or to cancel or amend an existing postal vote or proxy appointment
5pm on Tuesday, 20 April 2021
New applications to vote by proxy
5pm on Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Applications for an emergency proxy vote
5pm on Thursday, 6 May 2021
If you aren’t yet registered, the quickest way to register to vote is to visit the voter registration page
You can download a postal or proxy vote application form here
For help and advice, or to check if you are registered, please contact our helpline on:
Tel: 01903 737616
We now have an interactive tool to help residents find their polling station. Please visit our Find my Polling Station page.
Results and Notices of Previous Elections
West Sussex County Council Election Results 2017
West Sussex County Council Election Results 2013