Keep up to date with the latest news and vacancies by subscribing to this page.

Register for updates

You will need to provide your email address and select 'Election information' from the available options.

Recent and upcoming elections

Combe Martin Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Andy Forgan
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 14 October 2020

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 3 November 2020 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link below.

Notice of Vacancy (pdf 7kb) 

Form of Request for 10 Electors (pdf 17kb)

West Down Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Non-attendance at meetings for a period of more than 6 months of Cllr Richard Watts
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 07 October 2020

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 27 October 2020 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link below.

Notice of Vacancy (pdf 7kb) 

Form of Request for 10 Electors (pdf 17kb)

Brayford Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Michael Naden
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 06 October 2020

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 26 October 2020 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link below.

Notice of Vacancy (pdf 7kb) 

Form of Request for 10 Electors (pdf 17kb)

Lynton and Lynmouth Town Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Peter Lake
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021 (if contested)
Stage - Ten names received

Ten names have been received calling for an election. All elections are postponed until 6th May 2021. Further details regarding nominations will be published nearer the time.

Chulmleigh Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Howard Meadows
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 9 October 2020

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

East Anstey Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr David Barber
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co - Option 01 October 2020

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Knowstone Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Jeremy Filmer-Bennett
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 22 September 2020

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Landkey Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Lee Lovell
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 5 August 2020

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Ilfracombe Parish Council - West Ward - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Steven Trebble
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021 (if contested)
Stage - Ten names received

Ten names have been received calling for an election. All elections are postponed until 6th May 2021. Further details regarding nominations will be published nearer the time.

Rackenford Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Derek Parry
Election Day - No election requested
Stage -  Co-option 30 July 2020

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Fremington Parish Council - Bickington Ward - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Brian Hockin
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage -  Co-option 27 July 2020

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Kings Nympton Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Jerry Weston
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage -  Co-option 20 July 2020

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Police and Crime Commissioner Election - Devon and Cornwall Constabulary - One Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - End of term
Election Day - TBA (Previously Thursday 7th May 2020)
Stage - Postponed for 12 months

The Government have announced that all polls scheduled for 7 May 2020 will be postponed for 12 months. We will issue further information as soon as we have it.