Borough Council Elections

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Borough Council Election results

Borough Council Elections results are due on Saturday afternoon. The count starts on Saturday morning.

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Register to Vote

To vote in elections you must be registered to vote.

If you are registered and eligible to vote in these elections, you will receive a poll card around the first week of April informing you where your polling station is, or if you've applied for a postal vote, when you can expect to receive your postal voting pack.

If you are not sure whether you are registered to vote you can call the elections helpline number on 01737 276794.

You can find out more about voting in Borough Council elections and other elections being held 5 May 2016 at About My Vote.


Previous Election results


By-elections can be held at any time if a vacancy arises on the council.

For more information please email

Electoral wards and cycle

The Borough is divided into 19 Wards or geographical areas (PDF document).

The Council has 51 Members and most Wards have three Councillors who are each elected for a four year term of office. This link provides further information on our Councillors.

The Council’s Membership is elected by thirds. Elections are held on a rolling year on year basis for three years out of four.

There are no elections in the fourth year, when County Council elections take place.