Future elections

Elections on Thursday 4 May 2017

On Thursday 4th May there are the Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) elections and West Oxfordshire District Council election to fill the vacancy for The Bartons Ward. 

For more information about these elections please:

Register to vote and voting by post or proxy for elections on 4 May 

The deadline has passed for registering to vote and for applying for a postal or proxy vote for this date. For more information please:

You may be able to apply for an emergency proxy - please contact us for more information. 

Parliamentary (general) election on Thursday 8 June 2017

A parliamentary general election will take place from 7am until 10pm on Thursday 8 June 2017. For more information, please:

The list of candidates will be published here after the closing date for nominations which is 4 pm on Thursday 11 May.

The count will take place immediately after the close of the poll; and the result will be announced after 3am on Friday 9 June.

Register to vote and voting by post or proxy for Parliamentary Election

Poll cards will be sent to electors by 13 May 2017. If you're already registered to vote you don't need to apply again. Please register to vote by midnight on Monday 22 May 2017. To apply to register, please:

If you haven't received a poll card by 13 May please contact us to check if you're registered.

To apply for a postal or proxy vote, please:

  • download and fill in an application form from the register to vote page and return it to our elections office as follows:
  • Postal votes - by 5pm on Tuesday 23 May
  • Proxy votes - by 5pm on Wednesday 31 May

Postal vote ballot papers will be issued to electors on 23 May and must be returned by 10pm on 8 June.

Charlbury Town Council Election on Thursday 8 June 2017

An election to fill a vacancy on the Charlbury Town Council will be held on Thursday 8 June 2017.

This has been organised because no candidates were nominated for either of the previous dates of
9 March and 20 April. The key dates are:

  • Nomination of candidates: between Wednesday 3 May and 4 pm on Thursday 11 May
  • Last day to apply to receive applications to register to vote: Monday 22 May 
  • Deadline to receive postal voting applications: 5pm on Tuesday 23 May
  • Deadline to receive  proxy voting applications: 5pm on Wednesday 31 May 
  • Polling: 7am to 10pm on Thursday 8 June

More information will be published here in due course.

Results of previous elections

For the results of previous elections within the District, please:

Registering to vote and voting by post or proxy

For information about registering to vote and postal and proxy voting, please:

District, town and parish councils  

West Oxfordshire District Council is made up of 49 elected Councillors, with one third elected three years in four.

Other elections

European parliamentary elections

European Parliamentary elections have taken place every five years between 1979 and 2014, inclusive.  West Oxfordshire is currently part of the South East Region, which has 10 MEPs.

Following the result of the EU Referendum held 23 June 2016 it seems likely that the UK will have left the European Union ahead of the next European Parliamentary elections in 2019.

Police and Crime Commissioner: May 2020

The next election of a Police and Crime Commissioner is scheduled for Thursday 7 May 2020.

For information about the Police and Crime Commissioner, please see the official website for the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner

West Oxfordshire District Council
New Yatt Road
OX28 1PB