On Thursday 4 May 2023, District and Parish Council elections will be taking place in Kirklees. Voters from all 23 wards will have the opportunity to elect a new Councillor to represent their local area.
The Elections Act 2022 was granted Royal Assent and passed into law on 28 April 2022. For the first time, voters across the UK will need to show photo ID when voting at polling stations during this year's local elections.
Please make sure you are ready to vote on 4 May by checking you have an accepted form of photo ID.
|Date and time||Event|
|Thursday 23 March 2023||Notice of Election|
|Friday 24 March 2023 from 10am||First day for delivery of nomination papers|
|Tuesday 4 April 2023, 4pm||Last date for delivery of nomination papers|
|Wednesday 5 April 2023, 4pm||Statement of persons nominated 2023|
|Monday 17 April 2023, 12 midnight||Deadline to register to vote|
|Tuesday 18 April 2023, 5pm||Last date for:
|Tuesday 25 April 2023, 5pm||Last date:
|Tuesday 25 April 2023||Notice of poll|
|7am and 10pm||Polling stations open
|5pm||Deadline for us to receive emergency proxy applications|
|5pm||Deadline for us to issue replacement postal ballot papers|