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Parliamentary General Election - North West Essex constituency - Thursday 4 July 2024

The general election has been called for Thursday 4 July and polling will take place across the district.

Polling stations

The station you vote at will be shown on your poll card.

You can also check your allocated polling station and the candidates standing using your postcode.

Find out more about voting in person.

Parliamentary boundary changes

Not all Uttlesford electors will vote for this new constituency due to parliamentary constituencies boundary changes.

The remaining parts of the district comprise the former Saffron Walden constituency and take in polling from outlying parts of Chelmsford City Council.  

Find out more about the Parliamentary Constituencies Boundary Changes.

Election timetable

The election process will commence from the publication of the Notice of Election on Tuesday 4 June 2024.

Nomination papers can be submitted from Wednesday 5 June between 10am and 4pm - up to the legal deadline at 4pm on Friday 7 June
An appointment must be made - contact or call the Elections Manager on 01799 510434 to arrange.

Timetable for a UK Parliamentary general election on 4 July 2024 (PDF) [217KB] - The Electoral Commission


The following is a list of the persons nominated for election as a Member of Parliament for North West Essex parliamentary constituency.

Name of candidateDescription (if any)
BADENOCH KemiThe Conservative Party Candidate
BONINO ErikIndependent
GILDEA Edward VernonThe Green Party
GREEN Andrew DavidIndependent
OMILANA NikoIndependent
RAJESH SmitaLiberal Democrat
STCLAIR-ARMSTRONG Grant John MaxwellReform UK
WAITE IssyThe Labour Party


Nomination pack


Nomination Pack - North West Essex Constituency (Word doc) [125KB]
Appointment of counting agents form (Word doc) [82KB]
Appointment of polling agents form (Word doc) [77KB]
Appointment of postal vote agents form (Word doc) [73KB]
Request for a copy of the lists of postal and proxy voters form (Word doc) [74KB]
Request for electoral register form (Word doc) [74KB]

Guidance notes

Annotated nomination papers – UK Parliamentary Election (PDF) [447KB]
Briefing note on postal vote handling and secrecy for candidates (PDF) [84KB]
Role of Polling Agents, Tellers and Campaigners (PDF) [88KB]
Timetable for a UK Parliamentary general election on 4 July 2024 (PDF) [217KB]

Analysis of district

Properties by wards within NWE - UDC part (PDF) [790KB]
Properties by ward within Chelmsford (PDF) [248KB]
North West Essex County Constituency Map (PDF) [8MB]

How to vote

Everything you need to know about how to vote in person and and how to apply for a postal or proxy vote if you can't get to your polling station on the day of an election.


Key dates

Poll cards
Poll cards will be sent to all registered electors - date to be confirmed. If you have not had a poll card by Friday 14 June, please contact us.

Nomination period
Nomination papers must be submitted in person to the Acting Returning Officer between Wednesday 5 and Friday 7 June between the hours of 10.00 and 16.00.  An appointment must be made - see details of how to arrange an appointment under Election Timetable above

Register to vote deadline for new applications - Tuesday 18 June (midnight).
If you do not have access to the internet you should contact the council ASAP on 01799 510510

Postal vote application deadline (for new applications or changes to existing absent voting arrangements) - 5pm on Wednesday 19 June.

Postal vote packs - the issue of over 10,000 postal ballot papers went out on Friday 14 June, ahead of schedule. Any postal votes requested from the 6 June will go out around 24 June, so if you are away you will need to make arrangements for a proxy, and your appointed proxy can vote by vote if they are not local.  
If you pack is lost in the post the first day we can arrange a replacement is Friday 28 June. If you damage part of your pack please contact us.

Proxy voting application deadline (for new applications) - 5pm on Wednesday 26 June

Voter Authority Certificate deadline -5pm on Wednesday 26 June 2024.
If you do not have suitable photographic voter identity to show at a polling station you can apply for a certificate


Notice of election - North West Essex Parliamentary Constituency (PDF) [64KB]
Statement of persons nominated and notice of poll (PDF) [39KB]
Notice of election agents' names and offices (PDF) [31KB]
Situation of polling stations (PDF) [143KB]
Timetable for a UK Parliamentary general election on 4 July 2024 (PDF) [217KB]

All legal notices will appear here.

Useful pages

Electoral Commission
Guidance for Candidates and Agents at UK Parliamentary general elections in Great Britain | Electoral Commission