By-election called for Ardingly and Balcombe

PR2356/TS/MF - 20/05/2021

Mid Sussex District Council has called a by-election for the Ardingly and Balcombe Ward following the death of Councillor Andrew MacNaughton earlier this month.

The by-election will take place on Thursday 8 July and concerns all registered electors in the Ardingly and Balcombe Ward. Residents living in other areas of Mid Sussex are not eligible to vote.

Candidates for the by-election are yet to be determined and residents have until 4pm on Friday 11 June to submit candidate nominations.

Information about being a Councillor is available from the Council’s website Additional guidance about being an election candidate and the various election procedures is available online from the Electoral Commission at

The deadline for new voter registration applications is Tuesday 22 June and the deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Wednesday 23 June. Recent home movers should check that they have updated their details on the electoral register and will be eligible to vote.

For questions regarding nominations, voter registration or the electoral process please contact Mid Sussex District Council Electoral Services team at or by calling 01444 477003.