Polling Places Review

East Herts Council is conducting an interim review of polling districts and polling places within the Council’s area, in accordance with the Representation of the People Act 1983 

Comments on the attached proposals and/or alternative suggestions for polling districts or polling places are invited and may be submitted by 20 January 2023 to electors@eastherts.gov.uk or by post to The Electoral Services Manager, Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8EQ.

At the conclusion of the review all relevant documents, including representations made and the agreed scheme of polling districts and polling places to be used from May 2023 onwards, will be published on the Council’s website.  

The electoral register for East Hertfordshire will be revised and re-published on 15 February 2023 to reflect the changes made.

Comments received 

Background information

  • A polling district is a smaller part of an electoral area. They can be thought of as the building blocks from which different council wards and parliamentary constituencies are built from. A polling district cannot be shared between two electoral areas - such as a parish.
  • A polling place is the building or area in which the polling stations will be selected by the (Acting) Returning Officer
  • A polling station is the room or building where voting takes place.