Brighton and Hove goes to the polls for city council elections

A polling station at Hove Museum (Credit: Brighton & Hove City Council)
A polling station at Hove Museum (Credit: Brighton & Hove City Council)

Residents in Brighton and Hove will today (May 2) vote to elect 54 councillors to the local authority.

Polling stations opened at 7am and will remain open until 10pm tonight.

A count will take place on Friday (May 3), with the results announced throughout the day.

Read more: Every candidate standing in the Brighton and Hove City Council elections

What you need to know about voting in the Brighton and Hove City Council elections

Candidates from The Labour Party, The Conservative Party, The Green Party, Liberal Democrats, UKIP, The Women's Equality Party and independent candidates are standing for election to Brighton & Hove City Council.