UK General Election 2019

A UK Parliamentary General Election will be held on Thursday 12 December 2019.


About the election

At a UK General Election you will be voting to elect a Member of Parliament. There are 650 Members of Parliament (MPs) in the UK Parliament.

Key dates

Poll cards will be issued from 11 November

If you do NOT receive a poll card by 20 November it may mean you are not registered. 

You can register online to vote at this election.  If you're already registered to vote you don't need to register again. 

Postal ballot packs to existing postal voters will be posted around 22 November. These need to be completed and returned by polling day.

Anyone who applies for a postal vote after 8 November should receive their postal ballot pack around 29 November.

•  Registration to vote deadline - Tuesday 26 November at midnight
•  Postal vote application deadline - Tuesday 26 November at 5pm
•  Proxy vote application deadline - Wednesday  4 December at 5pm

The count will take place after close of poll on 12 December at the Lord Butler Leisure Centre Saffron Walden and the result will be published here.

See the full Timetable for the UK Parliamentary general election on 12 December.  

Who is standing

These are the candidates standing in the Saffron Walden Constituency. Full details can be found in the Statement as to Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll.

Kemi BadenochThe Conservative Party Candidate
Mike HibbsLiberal Democrats
Thomas Albert van de BiltLabour Party
Coby Jane WingGreen Party


Who can vote 

To vote in a General Election you must:

• Be registered to vote
• Be 18 or over on the day of the election ('polling day')
• Be a British, Irish or qualifying Commonwealth citizen
• Be resident at an address in the UK (or a British citizen living abroad who has been registered to vote in the UK in the last 15 years)
• Not be legally excluded from voting

Where to vote

Please check where you need to vote as we have made a small number of changes to the polling places for this election - your polling station will be shown on your poll card.

Changes to polling places

Electors - polling district

Previous polling place

New polling place for this election

ABD - Bush End

The Ancient Foresters, Bush End

St John the Evangelist church, Bush End, Takeley CM22 6NF

AUC - Mole Hill Green

Mole Hill Green Village Hall, Mole Hill, Takeley

The Three Horseshoes, Mole Hill Green, Takeley CM22 6PQ

AVA - Duton Hill

The Three Horseshoes public house, Duton Hill

Great Easton Village Hall, Rebecca Meade, CM6 2HE

ARB - Stansted West

Bentfield Primary School, Rainsford Road, Stansted

Mountfitchet Exchange, Crafton Hill, 72 Chapel Hill, Stanstead Mountfitchet CM24 8AQ

AQA - Shire North

R A Butler School, South Road

Grove Tennis Club, East Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1LS

AQB - Shire South

Katherine Semar Junior School, Ross Close

Turpin Indoor Bowls Club, Peaslands Road, Saffron Walden CB11 3EG



Icon for pdf Notice of Election, Saffron Walden Constituency - UK Parliamentary General Election 2019 [28.18KB]

Icon for pdf Statement as to Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll, Saffron Walden Constituency - UK Parliamentary General Election 2019 [30.29KB]

Icon for pdf Notice of Particulars of Election Agents, Saffron Walden Constituency - UK Parliamentary General Election 2019 [58.45KB]

Icon for pdf Notice of Situation of Polling Stations, Saffron Walden Constituency - UK Parliamentary General Election 2019 [35.13KB]

Other information

General Elections - some questions and answers