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
  • Bersted
  • Bognor Regis East
  • Bognor Regis West & Aldwick
  • East Preston & Ferring
  • Felpham
  • Fontwell
  • Littlehampton East
  • Littlehampton Town
  • Middleton
  • Nyetimber
  • Rustington

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?

 

Standing for Election

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:

Jackie Follis
Group Head of Policy
Tel:         01903 737580

 

Publication of Election Notices

Notices for this election will be published here when available:

 

 

Voting at this election

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:

 

Application

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

Email: elections@arun.gov.uk

 

How do I find my polling station?

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

Declaration of Result of Poll - Angmering & Findon.pdf [pdf] 13KB 

Declaration of Result of Poll - Arundel & Courtwick.pdf [pdf] 13KB

Declaration of Result of Poll - Bersted.pdf [pdf] 14KB

Declaration of Result of Poll - Bognor Regis East.pdf [pdf] 14KB

Declaration of Result of Poll - Bognor Regis West & Aldwick.pdf [pdf] 13KB

Declaration of Result of Poll - East Preston & Ferring.pdf [pdf] 13KB

Declaration of Result of Poll - Felpham.pdf [pdf] 13KB

Declaration of Result of Poll - Fontwell.pdf [pdf] 13KB

Declaration of Result of Poll - Littlehampton East.pdf [pdf] 12KB

Declaration of Result of Poll - Littlehampton Town.pdf [pdf] 13KB

Declaration of Result of Poll - Middleton.pdf [pdf] 14KB

Declaration of Result of Poll - Nyetimber.pdf [pdf] 13KB

Declaration of Result of Poll - Rustington.pdf [pdf] 13KB

West Sussex County Council Election Results 2013