Information about forthcoming elections and by-elections
There will be a by-election on Thursday 8 February 2018 to fill three vacancies on Thornham Parish Council.
An election is held every four years to vote for your local borough councillor. You are voting to elect councillors who will represent your views for the ward (area) in which you live. The next elections are due in 2019.
There are 42 borough wards in west Norfolk and each ward has one, two or three councillors depending on its size. There are a total of 62 elected councillors.
The last election was held on Thursday 7 May 2015 - see Borough Elections 2015 results
County Council elections
An election is held every four years to vote for your county councillor. The next elections will be held in 2021.
There are 14 electoral divisions within the borough of west Norfolk. There are a total of 14 Norfolk County Councillors to represent our area.
The last election was held on Thursday 4 May 2017 - see County Council Elections 2017 results
General (Parliamentary) Elections
In general elections, you elect somebody to represent you in Parliament, as a Member of Parliament (MP), in a parliamentary constituency.
There are two constituencies which cover west Norfolk:
- North West Norfolk
- South West Norfolk
The last election was held on Thursday 8 June 2017 - see Parliamentary Election 2017 results
See the MPs details for both constituencies and visit the UK parliament website for information about the role of MPs and the work of parliament.
Police and Crime Commissioner Election
Police and Crime Commissioner Elections are held every four years. The next election is due in 2020.
The last election was held on Thursday 5 May 2016 - see Police and Crime Commissioner Election 2016 result
Find out about the role of PCC on the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk website.