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Town Council elections 2023

Results of the 2023 elections

The political make-up of Farnham Town Council is:

  • Farnham Residents – 14 seats
  • Liberal Democrats – 2 seats

See the detailed results of the Farnham Town Council elections by ward.

Farnham – Badshot Lea and Moor Park

Farnham – Bourne

Farnham – Castle

Farnham – Hale and Heath End

Farnham – North West

Farnham – Shortheath and Firgrove

Farnham – Weybourne

Farnham – Wrecclesham and Rowledge

Elected councillors will take up new their new roles on Tuesday 9 May.

Who stood for election

See the list of who stood for election as a Town Councillor in this year’s local elections.

See who stood to be elected as a Waverley borough councillor.

Notice of poll – Town Council elections

Farnham Bourne

Notice of poll – borough elections

Farnham Bourne

Farnham Castle

Farnham Firgrove

Farnham Heath End

Farnham Moor Park

Farnham North West

Farnham Rowledge

Farnham Weybourne

Town wards

Farnham’s ward boundaries have changed following a review in 2022 by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE).

  • Badshot Lea and Moor Park
  • Bourne
  • Castle
  • Farnham North West
  • Hale and Heath End
  • Shortheath and Firgrove
  • Weybourne
  • Wrecclesham and Rowledge

The review also looked at the number of councillors representing Farnham and concluded that the number should reduce from 18 to 16. 

Photo id

From 4 May you will need to show photo id when voting in person. 

You’ll need one of the following types of photo ID to vote:

  • UK or Northern Ireland photocard driving licence (full or provisional)
  • driving licence issued by the EU, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, the Isle of Man or any of the Channel Islands
  • UK passport
  • passport issued by the EU, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or a Commonwealth country
  • PASS card (National Proof of Age Standards Scheme)
  • Blue Badge
  • Voter Authority Certificate
  • Anonymous Elector’s Document

You can also use one of the following travel passes as photo ID when you vote:

  • older person’s bus pass
  • disabled person’s bus pass
  • Oyster 60+ card 

See the full list of acceptable photo ID.

Farnham’s election timetable

  • Thursday 4 May – The Farnham electorate voted for town councillors
  • Sunday 7 May – Votes were counted
  • Tuesday 9 May – Elected councillors take up their new role
  • Thursday 18 May – Farnham Town Councillors elect a new Mayor of Farnham

Retiring councillors

A number of councillors will not be standing for re-election this year. 

Farnham Town Council would like to thank the retiring councillors for volunteering their time and serving the Farnham community over the past four years.

Further information

If you have a question about the elections on 4 May or you would like more information, please visit Waverley Borough Council’s website.

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