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UK Parliamentary General Election

A UK Parliamentary General Election has been called for Thursday 4 July 2024.

The nomination period will commence on 5 June and close at 4pm on 7 June. If you need nomination papers please contact the elections team or download a nomination form from the Electoral Commission. 

The Chichester District is split into 2 Constituency areas, Chichester and Arundel and South Downs. You can check which constituency you are in on the Where do I vote (opens new window)  webpage. If you are registered to vote with Chichester District Council, you do not need to re-register with another authority even if you vote in the Arundel and South Downs Constituency.


Last day to registerMidnight, 18 June 2024
Last day to apply for, make change to or cancel a postal vote5pm, 19 June 2024
Last day to apply for a proxy vote5pm, 26 June 2024
Last day to apply for a voter authority certificate 5pm, 26 June 2024
First date electors can apply for replacements for lost postal votes28 June 2024
Polling Day7am - 10pm 4 July 2024
Counting of votesOvernight 4 July 2024 


For more information on how to register and apply for a postal vote, visit find our how to vote.

Photographic ID will now need to be provided at the polling station in order to vote at elections. If you do not take an acceptable form of ID to the polling station, you will not be issued with a ballot paper. Visit voter ID for more information.


Chichester Constituency Notice of Election (Word doc) [39KB]

Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll (Word doc) [18KB]

Notice of Election Agent (Word doc) [9KB]

Situation of Polling Places (Word doc) [23KB]

Arundel and South Downs

The Constituency is the responsibility of the of Acting Returning Officer at Horsham District Council. Please go to Horsham Elections (opens new window)