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Have your say on polling districts and places


We review our polling districts and places every 5 years. We're required to do this by law.

Between 1 March and 31 March 2019 we asked for feedback on any aspect of polling districts and / or polling places currently used in the county.

We asked for your comments and suggestions on:

  • polling places and polling districts where changes might be needed
  • the suitability and location of any polling place in the county, including:
    • access
    • suggestions for alternatives

List of polling districts, places and stations

See below the polling districts, places and stations within each constituency:

What are polling districts, places and stations?

Polling district

A polling district is a geographical sub-division of electoral area (or ward). We have 63 wards across the county, made up of 462 districts.

Polling place

A polling place is the area or building where a polling station is located.

Polling station

A polling station is where the voting takes place, for example a room (station) within a community centre (place). You can have more than one polling station in a polling place.

How we choose our polling places and stations

When deciding which buildings to use as polling stations, we try to make sure that they are located as conveniently as possible for the majority of people and that they are accessible to everyone, particularly anyone with a disability.

For example, we consider the distance people have to travel to vote and any barriers to them getting there, such as major roads or rivers.

What happens next

If we receive any proposals to change polling districts and places, we will publish these for consultation (dates to be confirmed after European Parliamentary Election 2019).

After this, we will consider all of the proposals and publish all feedback we receive. This will include any issues raised and changes made, including reasons for these changes. 

Contact us
Electoral Services
03000 261 212
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UL
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