Borough Council elections - Thursday 2 May 2024

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  4. 4. Election count and declaration of results

On Thursday 2 May 2024, one third of Reigate & Banstead Borough Council seats will be up for election, one seat per ward. Electors can vote for one candidate. You can find out more about registering to vote and how to vote on our website.

There will also be an election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey on the same day.

The role of Borough Councillors

Local councils are made up of councillors who are elected by the public in local elections. Councillors work with local people and partners, such as community groups, businesses, and other organisations, to agree and deliver on local priorities.

You can find out more about the role of a Councillor on the Local Government Association’s website.

Who can vote in the Borough Council elections

To vote in the Borough Council elections you must:

  • be registered to vote
  • be 18 or over on the day of the election
  • be registered at an address in the Borough (Overseas electors may not vote in these elections)
  • not be legally excluded from voting

You must also be one of the following:

  • a British citizen
  • an Irish or EU citizen
  • a qualifying Commonwealth citizen, who has permission to enter or stay in the UK, or who does not need permission.