District Council Election

The District Council Election will be held on Thursday 2 May 2019.

The District of East Lindsey is divided into 37 wards. The total number of District Councillors representing the wards will be 55. Each Councillor is elected for a period of four years.

Elections for all 55 members of the District Council take place on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Although most of the District falls within the Louth & Horncastle Constituency, parts of Boston & Skegness and Gainsborough Constituencies also fall within East Lindsey.

Icon for pdf Notice of Election [18.88KB]

Prospective Candidates

A briefing for prospective candidates was held on Wednesday 27 February 2019 at the District Council Offices, Tedder Hall, Manby Park, Louth LN11 8UP.  The briefing provided information on the election process.

The list below shows the District Council wards:

  • Alford
  • Ingoldmells
  • Skegness, Scarbrough & Seacroft
  • Binbrook
  • Legbourne
  • Skegness, St Clement's
  • Burgh Le Marsh
  • Louth, North Holme
  • Skegness, Winthorpe
  • Chapel St Leonards
  • Louth, Priory & St James'
  • Sutton on Sea
  • Coningsby & Mareham
  • Louth, St Margaret's
  • Tetford & Donington
  • Croft
  • Louth, St Mary's
  • Tetney
  • Friskney
  • Louth, St Michael's
  • Wainfleet
  • Fulstow
  • Louth, Trinity
  • Willoughby with Sloothby
  • Grimoldby
  • Mablethorpe
  • Withern & Theddlethorpe
  • Hagworthingham
  • Marsh Chapel & Somercotes
  • Woodhall Spa
  • Halton Holegate
  • Roughton
  • Wragby
  • Holton Le Clay & North Thoresby
  • Sibsey & Stickney
  • Horncastle
  • Spilsby

Full information and resources available to candidates can be found on the Electoral Commission website as follows:

  • Can you stand for Election (Part 1)
  • Standing as an Independent Candidate (Part 2a)
  • Standing as a Party Candidate (Part 2b)
  • Candidate Spending (Part 3)
  • The Campaign (Part 4)
  • Your right to attend key electoral events (Part 5)
  • After the declaration of results (Part 6)

Nomination packs are available to download - Icon for pdf District Elections. [179.43KB]

Completed nomination papers must be delivered by hand to the Returning Officer, Room 3, Council Offices, Tedder Hall, Manby Park, Louth, LN11 8UP. Nomination papers can be submitted from Tuesday 12 March 2019 until Wednesday 3 April, between the hours of 10am and 4pm

If you would like an informal check of your nomination paper before formal submission this is available on an appointment only basis. To make an appointment, please call 01507 601111 or email elections@e-lindsey.gov.uk

Additional information

Use of Election Materials and Imprints

Handling applications to vote by post and postal ballot

Registration and Absent Voting Deadlines