Future election dates

  • 6 May 2021 - Borough Council, Surrey County Council and Police and Crime Commissioner election
  • 5 May 2022 - Borough Council election
  • 4 May 2023 - Borough Council election and Claygate Parish Council election

Under the Coronavirus Act 2020, the Elmbridge Borough Council elections that would have taken place on 7 May 2020 have been postponed until 6 May 2021.

Elmbridge Borough Council has 48 councillors. 16 councillors are elected by thirds, which means a third of the councillors are elected each year, in three years out of four. Each councillor serves for four years. You can find out when a councillor's term of office expires here.

Elections are usually held on the first Thursday of May each year. If a seat becomes vacant between scheduled elections, for example, because of the resignation or death of an elected representative, a by-election may be held.

  • Elections for Surrey County Councillors take place every four years in years when there are no elections for Elmbridge councillors.
  • Elections for Elmbridge Borough Council take place in three years out of four.
  • UK Parliamentary (general) elections are held every five years.
  • Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey elections are held every four years.
  • Claygate Parish Council has 10 members. They are elected every four years.

Fore more information about what you can vote for, visit the Electoral Commissions Your Vote Matters website.

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