Council elections called for 4 May 2023

Published: 28 March 2023

The elections will be the first to take place since the Government introduced the requirement to provide photographic identification when voting at the polling station. Voters can find a full list of acceptable types of Voter ID on the council website at

The nomination period for all candidates started on Tuesday 21 March and closes at 4pm on Tuesday 4 April. Nomination forms for each election type are available from Mid Sussex District Council’s Electoral Services team or online at

To assist anyone who is considering standing for election, guidance on becoming a candidate and the various election procedures is available on the Electoral Commission website at

The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 18 April and anyone who wishes to appoint a proxy to vote on their behalf must do so by 5pm on Tuesday 25 April.

Residents who have recently moved to a new home and have not yet completed a voter registration application, should apply online at or contact the Electoral Services team as soon as possible because the registration deadline is on Monday 17 April 2023.

For any questions regarding nominations, voter registration or the electoral process please contact the Mid Sussex District Council Electoral Services team on 01444 477003 or email


For more information, please contact Martin Faulconbridge on 01444 477478 or