Elections in 2018

Elections will take place across the city on Thursday 3 May 2018 for 15 of the 42 seats on the City Council.

Election notices

Important dates

  • Notice of Election published - Tuesday 27 March
  • Poll cards delivered - From Wednesday 28 March to Tuesday 10 April
  • Candidate's announced - Monday 9 April
  • Deadline to register to vote - 11:59 pm, Tuesday 17 April
  • Deadline to apply for a postal vote, a postal proxy vote or cancel/amend an existing postal vote - 5 pm, Wednesday 18 April
  • Postal votes sent out - Friday 20 April
  • Deadline to apply for a proxy vote - 5 pm, Wednesday 25 April
  • Polling Day - 7 am to 10 pm, Thursday 3 May

If you are interested in standing for election to the City Council, see our information on how to become a candidate and what being a councillor entails.

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