On Thursday 2nd May 2019, all of the seats on South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) will be up for election.
The total number of seats on the council is being reduced to 61 (from the current 70) at this election
Councillors will be elected to serve a four-year term of office.
The Stoke Gifford parish elections are being held on the same day.
The Notice of Election will be published on Friday 22nd March 2019 and nominations will be accepted until the deadline on Wednesday 3rd April 2019.
The deadline for voter registration is Friday 12th April 2019. If you are unsure whether you are registered to vote, please contact the SGC helpline on 01454 863030.
Register to vote (GOV.UK)
Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm.
- Elections (SGC)
- Election Timetable (SGC)
- Notice of Election, 22nd March 2019 (SGC)
- Statement of Persons Nominated, 4th April 2019 (SGC)
- Where Do I Vote? (Democracy Club)
- Results (SGC)
Candidates and results
We have made efforts to obtain a short (200-word max) statement from each candidate. If you are a candidate and haven’t heard from us yet, please get in touch.
View all available candidate profiles (or click on a name below)
Stoke Gifford ward (3 seats)
Results in detail (SGC)
- Brian Allinson (Conservative) 1452 votes ELECTED
- Ernest Brown (Conservative) 1317 votes ELECTED
- Keith Cranney (Conservative) 1371 votes ELECTED
- John Ford (Liberal Democrat) 590 votes
- Bob Griffin (Liberal Democrat) 575 votes
- Fred Hillberg (UKIP Make Brexit Happen) 477 votes
- Jenny James (Labour) 926 votes
- Brian Mead (Labour) 752 votes
- Tom Mewies (Labour) 733 votes
- Pam Shipp (Liberal Democrat) 628 votes
Stoke Park and Cheswick ward (1 seat)
Results in detail (SGC)
- James Arrowsmith (Liberal Democrat) 364 votes ELECTED
- Dayley Lawrence (Labour) 127 votes
- George Maggs (Conservative) 227 votes
All leaflets are presented as PDF files on Dropbox.
Candidates and parties online
- Bristol & South Glos Conservatives: Facebook; Twitter; website
- South Glos Labour: Facebook; Twitter; website
- South Glos Lib Dems: Facebook; Twitter; website
- UKIP Bristol & South Glos: Website
- Labour Party Bradley Stoke & Stoke Gifford on Facebook
- Labour and Co-op Candidates for Stoke Gifford on Twitter
Party policies and manifestos
- South Gloucestershire Conservatives campaign document for 2019 local elections
- South Gloucestershire Labour pledges for 2019 local elections
- South Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats 2019 local election manifesto
- Local Elections 2019: The South Gloucestershire parties’ manifestos (Bristol Post)
News from the candidates and parties
Great response so far in #SouthGlos #LittleStoke #LocalElections with @labour_co candidate Jenny James! #makinghistory @usdawsww @UsdawUnion @UKLabour @SWLabourParty @TUCSouthWest pic.twitter.com/TyThQxBxGw
— Usdaw A Division (@usdawsww) May 2, 2019
2 Days Until Polling Day! 🗳 #southglos Talking to local residents in Cheswick and Bradley Stoke!
Nice day out with Simon delivering for our Stoke Gifford Candidates 🌹👍🏼
— South Glos Labour Councillors (@sglabour) April 25, 2019
— SG Conservatives (@sgconservatives) April 11, 2019
— SG Conservatives (@sgconservatives) April 10, 2019