Future elections

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 District Council elections will be 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 elections will be for the following Councils, with the number of seats shown in brackets: 

Alvescot (5); Black Bourton (5); Carterton (16): (Gateway Ward = 2; Upavon Ward = 5; Milestone Ward = 3; Rock Farm Ward = 3; Shillbrook Ward = 3); Chipping Norton (16); Clanfield (7); Combe (6); Crawley (5); Enstone (10); Eynsham (15); Filkins and Broughton Poggs (6); Finstock (6); Hailey (7); Langford (5); Leafield (7); Ramsden (5); Stonesfield (8); Swerford (5); and Witney (17) (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. Prospective candidates may also follow the links from this page to the comprehensive guidance published by the Electoral Commission.

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

Parliamentary elections

The next election of a member of parliament for the Witney constituency is currently scheduled to take place on Thursday 5 May 2022.

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

European parliamentary elections

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

The UK will cease to be a member of the European Union on 29 March 2019 and there will not therefore be a further European Parliamentary election.

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