Forthcoming elections

Elections postponed

In response to the Covid-19 emergency, the UK government has passed The Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Coronavirus Act 2020, which postpones all polls up to 6 May 2021.

The following will be run on 6 May 2021 unless otherwise specified by UK government in further legislation:

  • Brampton Bryan Parish Election
  • Brockhampton with Much Fawley Parish Election
  • Bromyard West Parish Ward Election (2 seats)
  • Eaton Bishop Parish Election
  • Ross-on-Wye East Parish Ward Election
  • Police & Crime Commissioners Election

When an election takes place if it has been requested through a casual vacancy

The election must usually be held within 60 days of the date that the vacancy arises.

Becoming a candidate

The qualifications for becoming a candidate and the nomination form and other documents are on the Electoral Commission website.

Nominations can only be taken at certain times during the election timetable. More details of these times for specific elections are given on the notice of election.

We will publish nomination papers and statutory notices for elections on this page during each election period.

If you have any questions, there is more general information on the Electoral Commission website or you can call 01432 260107 or email