Parish Polls provide an opportunity for local people to
express an opinion on a specific subject.
What's different from a normal election?
- You can only vote on polling day.
There are no postal or proxy votes for a Parish Poll.
- We don't issue poll
- Polls open at 4pm and close at
- Parish Polls can't be held on the same day
as other elections.
- The cost of holding the poll is met by the
- It will ask you a question - which you will
be able to answer either yes or no.
- The result is not necessarily binding.
To find out more about parish polls, you can
contact the elections office on the number provided below.
A parish poll took place on
Thursday 10th May 2012 in Essington following a request by a local
resident at the annual parish meeting which took place on 2nd April
The YES vote won, indicating a majority
of residents were in favour of housing - see the
full result and turnout below.
NUMBER OF VOTES
Commonly Asked Questions on Parish Polls (55KB)
South Staffordshire Council
Telephone: (01902) 696119
Fax: (01902) 696800