Maldon District Council
Christmas and New Year - Revised Waste and Recycling Collection Days

Please check your revised refuse, recycling, food waste and garden waste collection day and don't forget to present it by 7am.

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Information On Elections

Local Election Information

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Elections for the District and parish/town councils within the Maldon District are held every 4 years and take place on the first Thursday in May. 

District elections 

All 31 Councillors of the District Council are elected at the same time - this is known as a whole election. All of the 31 seats that make up the Council could be contested during the election. There are 17 electoral wards across the District with most having two elected councillors per ward.

The last election held was on 5 May 2011. The next scheduled election will be held on Thursday 7 May 2015.

Parish elections

There are 33 parishes within the District, 3 of which have combined to form single parish councils. There are 41 parishes and a total of 222 seats to be filled.

Ordinary elections for the parishes take place at the same time as the District election.

Essex County Council elections

There are three Essex County Councillors within the District.  Each councillor represents an area known as a "Division" and the divisions for the Maldon District are:

  • Heybridge and Tollesbury
  • Maldon
  • Southminster

Each councillor is elected in local elections, based on their policies and political affiliation. They serve for a period of 4 years. 

The last election was held on Thursday 2 May 2013.

For details on how to register or view the Electoral Register, follow this link.

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