Future elections

Elections on Thursday 15 February 2018

Elections to fill one vacancy on the District Council (for the Carterton South Ward); two vacancies on the Carterton Town Council (one each for the Gateway and Upavon Wards); and a single vacancy on the Woodstock Town Council, were all scheduled for Thursday 15 February 2018.

For each of the two Carterton Town Council elections there was one candidate only, meaning that they have both been elected as a consequence of an uncontested election. The details are in the statement of persons nominated, and result of uncontested elections notices available to download from this page.

For each of the Carterton South District and Woodstock Town Council elections there are three candidates. Please see the respective statements of persons nominated for details.

For the contested elections polling hours on 15 February will be 7 am to 10 pm.

Please also note that:

  • For persons not already registered as voters, the deadline for us to receive an application is Tuesday 30 January
  • Postal voting applications have to be received by no later than 5 pm on Wednesday 31 January, as do any applications to cancel or change an existing postal or proxy voting arrangement
  • Applications to appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf have must be received by no later than 5 pm on Wednesday 7 February
  • After that deadline it is still possible to make an emergency proxy application, if the reason relates to illness/disability, or to work reasons, which were not known until after 5 pm on 7 February. The final deadline for an emergecy proxy application will be 5 pm on Thursday 15 February - for more information please contact us

The counts will take place immediately after the polls close, and the results posted on this website as soon as they have been declared.

Various notices relating to the elections are available as file downloads from this page.

Elections on Thursday 3 May 2018

On Thursday 3 May 2018 District and Town/Parish Council elections will take place. More information will be available on this page in the near future. 

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