Upcoming Elections and Vacancies
Notice of election
Notice of vacancy
Thursday 25 February 2020 by-election Bewdley West Ward
Thursday 25 February 2020 by-election Stourport-on-Severn, Areley Kings West Ward
Thursday 12 December 2019 - Parliamentary election
When do elections take place?
The last elections to Wyre Forest District Council took place on Thursday 2 May 2019.
The results from all previous elections are available in on our website on the elections results archive.
There are three Town Councils and nine Parish Council within the Wyre Forest District Council area. Find out more about the Town and Parish Councils
For representation on Worcestershire County Council, the Wyre Forest area is split into 9 electoral divisions with 1 County Councillor in each division, except Stourport on Severn Division where there are 2.
These electoral divisions are as follows;
Find your County Councillor.
Elections for County Councillors take place every four years, usually on the first Thursday in May. The last County Council elections took place on 4 May 2017.
If a Local Councillor resigns or dies, the ‘seat’ becomes vacant and a by-election may be called to find a replacement. A by-election can happen at any time provided the vacancy occurs at least six month prior to the date for normal elections. Details of any current elections will be posted on the Wyre Forest District Council web site.
Parliamentary elections, in which you vote for a Member of Parliament, must take place within five years of the previous parliamentary election, but can be called at any time. The last general election took place on Thursday 8 June 2017. Next general elction Thursday 12 December 2019. If an MP dies or resigns a by-election would be called.
These are held every five years. These elections decide who will represent you in the European Parliament. The last election took place on Thursday 23 May 2019.
How to take part
In order to vote you need to be registered. You can apply to register online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.