Elections and voting
What elections and referendums are taking place in 2023?
Great Yarmouth Borough Council elections
Elections will take place this year for the Great Yarmouth borough on Thursday 4 May 2023.
Parish council elections
Parish council elections will also take place within the Borough and be held jointly with the Great Yarmouth Borough Council elections on Thursday 4 May 2023.
For all elections we publish:
- a notice of election which starts the election period
- an election timetable that shows the opening and closing dates for nominations
After the closing date for nominations, an election will take place if there are more valid candidates than vacancies.
The week before an election we will publish the:
- statement of persons nominated
- notice of poll
- situation of polling stations
There will be publicised dates of when registration, postal votes and proxy vote applications must be received - these will form part of the election timetable as detailed above.