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Upcoming Elections and Vacancies

Thursday 2 May 2019 - District and Parish/Town Elections

District and parish/town council elections will take place on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Results will be posted on our results page, as they become available, on Friday 3 May 2019.

You must be registered to vote at your address to be able to vote in elections. For the elections taking place on Thursday 2 May 2019, the deadline for registering to vote is Friday 12 April. If you are not registered on the electoral register you may also find it difficult to get credit.

We publish a full list of who is standing for election (statement of persons nominated) and the areas they are standing in, however it is up to the individual candidates to let you know the issues they will be campaigning for. 

Vacancy and election notices

District council elections Parish/Town Council elections

Statement of Persons Nominated & Notice of Poll - District 2019

Notice of Election Agents - District

Notice of Election Thursday 2 May 2019 - District Council

Statement of Persons Nominated & Notice of Poll - Bewdley Town 2019

Statement of Persons Nominated & Notice of Poll - Stourport-on-Severn Town 2019

Notice of Uncontested Elections - Parish 2019

Notice of Election Thursday 2 May 2019 - Parish and Town Councils

Thursday 23 May 2019 - European Parlimentary Elections

It has been confirmed that 23 to 26 May 2019 has been set for the European Parliamentary elections and voting in the UK will be held on Thursday 23 May 2019.

Results will be posted on our results page.

If you are an EU citizen living in the UK, registered to vote at local council elections, and want to vote at the European Parliamentary elections on 23 May 2019 for your UK address, you must be registered to vote and complete this form.

Vacancy and election notices

European Parlimentary elections
Notice of Election Thursday 23 May 2019

When do elections take place?

District Council elections

The last elections to Wyre Forest District Council took place on Thursday 3 May 2018.

The results from all previous elections are available in on our website on the elections results archive.  www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk/elections

The next elections are due to take place on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Town and Parish Council elections

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.

County Council elections

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.

By-Elections

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

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.  If an MP dies or resigns a by-election would be called.

See results 

European Parliamentary Elections

These are held every five years. These elections decide who will represent you in the European Parliament. The last election took place on the 22 May 2014.

The next elections are due to take 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



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