Elections on Thursday 2 May 2019
The next major elections are scheduled for Thursday 2 May 2019 and are for 16 seats on West Oxfordshire District Council; and 151 seats on 18 Town and Parish Councils.
The period for the nomination of candidates ended at 4 pm on Wednesday 3 April, and the "statement of persons nominated" for the District and Town/Parish elections are available as file downloads from this page, as is a document containing the notice of the election of Town and Parish Councillors in areas where there were insufficient candidates for a poll.
The District Council elections are for one seat for each of the following Wards:
Alvescot and Filkins; Bampton and Clanfield; Carterton North East; Carterton North West; Carterton South; Charlbury and Finstock; Chipping Norton; Eynsham and Cassington; Hailey, Minster Lovell and Leafield; Kingham, Rollright and Enstone; Stonesfield and Tackley; Witney Central; Witney East; Witney North; Witney South; and Witney West.
And the Town/Parish Council areas where there will be a poll are Carterton Gateway Ward (two seats): Carterton Milestone Ward (three seats); Chipping Norton (16 seats): Combe (six seats); Ramsden (five seats: and all six Wards of Witney Town Council (Burwell Ward = 1; Central Ward = 3; East Ward= 4; North Ward = 3; South Ward = 3; West Ward = 3).
For more information please see the Elections on 2 May 2019 file download. Candidates may also follow the links from this page to the comprehensive guidance published by the Electoral Commission.
European Parliamentary elections on Thursday 23 May 2019
The UK was due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019, which would have meant no further elections to the European parliament. However, as it remains a member, the next European parliamentary election will take place on Thursday 23 May 2019, unless the UK leaves the EU before that date. The notice of election is available as a file download from this page, and more information will be published shortly.
Results of previous elections
For the results of previous elections within the District, please:
- view our election results page.
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.
- For more information about future district elections please see: Electoral cycle (pdf)
- For more details of election years for your town or parish please see: Parish and Town Council Election Years (pdf)
The next election of a member of parliament for the Witney constituency is currently scheduled to take place on Thursday 5 May 2022.
European parliamentary elections
European Parliamentary elections took place every five years between 1979 and 2014, inclusive. West Oxfordshire is part of the South East Region, which has 10 MEPs.
The UK was due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019, which would have meant no further elections to the European parliament. However, as it remains a member, the next European parliamentary election will take place on Thursday 23 May 2019, unless the UK leaves the EU before that date. More information about this will be published on this page shortly.
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.