Where Do I Vote?
7:00am – 10:00pm
On Thursday 2nd May we go to the polls to elect 50 councillors to North Somerset Council.
Of course, some of you will have already registered a postal vote.
In 2015, the local elections coincided with a General Election. A number of Conservative councillors won narrowly, which resulted in their 44 per cent vote share translating to over 75 per cent of Council seats.
Who are the candidates?
Yatton ward is ranked 8th in number of residents out of the 35 wards in North Somerset. There’s a ward profile here.
There are six candidates standing in Yatton ward and .
Note: If you live in Horsecastle ward you will also be handed a ballot paper to elect five parish councillors. There are six candidates.
When and where do I vote?
Polling day is Thursday 2nd May.
Yatton ward is divided into six polling districts. All registered electors should have received a polling card, which gives you notice of the election and tells you where you need to vote. You do not need to take the polling card with you to the polling station, although it may help to identify you more quickly.
Yatton ward – polling stations
Visit: Where Do I Vote?
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There is also a ward map on the North Somerset Council website.
Kenn Village Hall Kenn Street, Kenn BS21 6TW Kingston Seymour Village Hall Ham Lane, Kingston Seymour BS21 6XE Claverham Village Hall Bishops Road, Claverham BS49 4NF Horsecastle Chapel Horsecastle Farm Road, Yatton BS49 4BJ Methodist Church High Street, Yatton BS49 4DW Yatton Village Hall The Causeway, Yatton BS49 4HL
When will we know the results?
In North Somerset, while the ballot papers will be verified after polling stations close at 10:00pm on 2nd May, in the main sports hall at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre. We should know the results by noon.
In a two-member ward like ours, the “Kangaroo” method will be used to count the votes.