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UK Parliamentary Election - 8 June 2017

UK Parliamentary Election for the Folkestone & Hythe Constituency on Thursday 8 June 2017

On Thursday 8 June 2017 Damian Collins was re-elected as Member for Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe.

pdf icon Declaration of Result of Poll Folkestone and Hythe 2017 [224kb]


Only British, Irish and Commonwealth Citizens registered on the Electoral Register as of 1st June 2017 can vote in the election. Citizens of other EU countries can't vote in this election.

If you have recently moved into the district or moved property within the district you must register at your new address by the deadline for applications on 22nd May.

Register to Vote


Key Dates for the general election

Event Despatch Date and Postage Class
Deadline for voter registration applicationsMidnight on Monday 22 May
Deadline for new and changes to existing postal vote and postal proxy applications5pm on Tuesday 23 May
Deadline for new proxy voting applications (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)5pm on Wednesday 31 May 
Polling day7am to 10pm on Thursday 8 June

Other important dates for events during the general election timetable

The dates below are despatch dates and not delivery dates. The despatch dates are as accurate as possible. They may alter without notice should any printing or postage delays be experienced. 

Event Electors included Despatch dates and postage class
Initial despatch of poll cardsFor electors registered by Monday 24 AprilTuesday 9 May - Second Class
Final despatch of poll cardsFor electors registered between Tuesday 25 April  and Midnight on Monday 22 MayThursday 1 June  - Second Class
Initial Despatch of UK Postal VotesFor postal vote applications received by Monday 01 MayMonday 22 May - First Class
Final Despatch of UK Postal VotesFor postal vote applications received between Tuesday 02 May and 5pm on Tuesday 23 MayTuesday 30 May  - First Class
Initial Despatch of Overseas Electors Postal VotesFor postal vote applications received by Monday 01 MayWednesday 17 May  - Equivalent to First Class International
Final Despatch of Overseas Electors Postal VotesFor postal vote applications received between Tuesday 02 May and 5pm on Tuesday 23 MayTuesday 30 May  - Equivalent to First Class International

Election Notices

pdf icon Statement of Persons Nominated & Notice of Poll & Situation of Polling Stations - UK Parliamentary Election - 11 May 2017 [35kb]

pdf icon Notice Of Election - UK Parliamentary Election - Friday 05 May 2017 [15kb]