Planning on voting in Hertsmere today? Here is our guide to the local elections in Bushey.

Today 13 seats across Hertsmere are in contention, including four in Bushey.

Hertsmere Borough Council holds ‘elections by thirds’ which means that elections are held each year for three successive years out of four.

This will change from May 2015, when whole council elections will take place once every four years.

Although none of the parties can take control of the council from the ruling Conservatives you can see what each party has promised here: 

The polls open today from 7am until 10pm.