Next elections

  • Devon County Council - 4 May 2017

How often are elections normally held?

Election Frequency Next date
Police and Crime Commissioner Every 4 years 6 May 2020
County Council Every 4 years 4 May 2017
District and Parish Every 4 years 2 May 2019
Parliamentary (MPs) Every 5 years 8 June 2017

By-elections are held to fill any vacancies that may occur during the period between elections. Vacancies can arise due to the death, disqualification or resignation of a Councillor or MP. These elections can be held at any time.

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