UK Parliamentary General Election - 8 June 2017

On Thursday 8 June 2017, elections will be held throughout the country, including Darlington, to elect Members of Parliament to represent their constituencies in the House of Commons.

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Results

Name of candidateDescription (if any)Number of votes
BRACK,  Kevin John UK Independence Party (UKIP)  1,180
CHAPMAN, Jenny Labour  22,681  ELECTED
CURRY, Anne-Marie Liberal Democrat  1,031
CUTHBERTSON, Peter Malcolm The Conservative Party Candidate  19,401
SNEDKER, Matthew Charles Green Party  524
Total electorate  66,341
Ballot papers issued  44,896
Rejected ballot papers  79
Turnout  67.67%

Key Dates

Monday 22 May 2017, is the last date to register to vote in the UK Parliamentary General Election.  If your name is NOT on the Electoral Register by this date you will NOT be able to vote in this election.  If you believe that you are not registered, you can register online (please note that you will need your Date of Birth and National Insurance Number).  Alternatively, you can contact the Elections Team on 01325 406444.

5pm, Tuesday 23 May 2017, is the deadline to apply for a Postal Vote or a Postal Proxy Vote, or change or cancel an existing Postal Vote or Postal Proxy Vote, for this Election.

5pm, Wednesday 31 May 2017, is the deadline to apply for a Proxy Vote for this Election.  A Proxy Vote is when you nominate another person to vote on your behalf.

To obtain a Postal Vote, Postal Proxy Vote or a Proxy Vote contact the Elections Team on 01325 406444.

The timetable for the UK Parliamentary General Election on 8 June 2017 is as follows:- 

Dissolution of Parliament Wednesday 3 May 2017
Receipt of Writ Thursday 4 May 2017
Publication of Notice of Election - Darlington Constituency and Sedgefield Constituency Not later than 4pm Monday 8 May 2017
Deadline for Receipt of Nominations (prospective candidates are requested to contact 01325 406444 to make an appointment to obtain a nomination pack) 4pm Thursday 11 May 2017
Deadline for Withdrawal of Candidates 4pm Thursday 11 May 2017
Deadline for Appointment of Election Agents 4pm Thursday 11 May 2017
Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated, including Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations - Darlington Constituency and Sedgefield Constituency 5pm Thursday 11 May 2017
Publication of Election Agents' Names and Officers - Darlington Constituency and Sedgefield Constituency 4pm Thursday 11 May 2017
Last Date for Registration Midnight Monday 22 May 2017
Deadline for receipt of new Postal Vote and Postal Proxy Vote Applications and changes and cancellations to existing Postal or Proxy Votes 5pm Tuesday 23 May 2017
Deadline for receipt of Proxy Vote Applications (not Postal Proxy or emergency proxies) 5pm Wednesday 31 May 2017
Deadline for Appointment of Polling and Counting Agents Thursday 1 June 2017
First date that electors can apply for a replacement for lost or spoilt postal votes Friday 2 June 2017
Appointment of Sub-Agents Tuesday 6 June 2017
Polling Stations Open 7am Thursday 8 June 2017
Deadline for the receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications 5pm Thursday 8 June 2017
Polling Stations across Darlington Close 10pm Thursday 8 June 2017
Verification and Counting of Ballot Papers commences 10pm Thursday 8 June 2017

Please find further links below to assist with voting at the Election on the 8th June 2017: