Voting and elections
Nomination papers are now available to download for prospective candidates for our elections on Thursday 4 May 2023.
Register to vote
How to get on the electoral register to vote in UK elections and referendums.
Vote by post or proxy
Cast your vote in elections by post, or nominate someone to vote for you by proxy.
View the electoral register
The electoral register lists everyone who is registered to vote in the New Forest.
Notices of vacancy
Notices of casual vacancy will be published here for local elections in the New Forest.
The different types of election and when they are happening for the New Forest.
Work for us - elections staff
We are always looking for great staff to run our elections, find out more and apply here.
Polling districts and places review 2022
We have concluded a review of our polling districts and places.
Electoral Review 2019
The Local Government Boundary Commission has conducted an electoral review of the council.
Electoral changes 2022
Find out about the changes coming to the way we have elections in the New Forest.
Parliamentary boundary changes
The Boundary Commission for England is holding a final public consultation on a proposed new map of constituencies in England.