Voting Starts In Chiswick For Local And Euro Elections
Sunshine and showers forecast as residents go to the polls
Voting in Chiswick began this morning as many early-morning commuters headed to the polling stations which opened at 7 a.m. The polling stations will shut at 10 pm tonight.
You can view the list of European Parliamentary candidates by visiting the London European Elections website
The average turnout in the last local election in 2010 was 60% though it is expected to be lower than that this time- the higher figure was due to a general election vote on the same day.
In the borough of Hounslow voters will be selecting 60 councillors in twenty wards to represent them. The full list of candidates can be read here
You can also follow updates from Hounslow Council on Twitter- here
As part of Chiswick is in the borough of Ealing, some residents will be voting for candidates there. A total of 253 candidates have put themselves forward in a bid to win one of the 69 seats on Ealing council.
The election candidate list names every person standing to be one of the borough’s 69 ward councillors in the local elections.
The full list for Ealing can be viewed here and outside the Electoral Services Office, Ealing Town Hall, Ealing, W5 2BY.
Three councillors for each of the borough’s 23 wards will be elected to serve on the council for four years and make decisions about the borough and the services delivered by the council.
May 22, 2014