Electoral services are responsible for compiling the electoral roll as well as the conduct of all elections and referenda held within the county of Monmouthshire. This includes:

  • compiling and publishing the electoral roll annually
  • the administration of postal and proxy voting
  • maintaining lists of service and overseas electors
  • promoting participation in democracy and electoral boundary issues

Local Council Elections – 4th May 2017

Elections will be held on the 4th May 2017 to elect County and Community/Town Councillors throughout Monmouthshire. Information on voting, or standing for election, is available.

General Election – 8th June 2017

General Election has been called for the 8th June 2017 appointing an MP to cover the Monmouth Constituency in the UK Parliament. Monmouthshire covers two Parliamentary Constituencies with electors in Caldicot, Magor with Undy and Rogiet voting to elect their MP in the Newport East Constituency and the rest of Monmouthshire voting for the Monmouth Constituency.

Electoral Register

Register to Vote

To add your details to the electoral roll you can do so online at www.gov.uk/registertovote or contact electoral services for an application form.

Information on the new system of individual registration.

Information on the open register and an application form to remove your details permanently from the open register is available by contacting the elections office on 01633 644212 or email elections@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Find Your Polling Station

Enter your street or postcode to find out where your polling station is:

Postal and Proxy Voting

If you cannot attend a polling station on polling day to cast your vote you can apply to vote by post or appoint a person to vote on your behalf. Application forms to alter your method of voting are available.

How do I vote?

Elections

Current Councillor Vacancies

Vacancies for a councillor at County Council level, as well as town and community council level, can occur throughout the term of office. All notices relating to vacancies and elections at this level will be published below. In the six months prior to the local elections due on the 4th May 2017 there will be no elections held to the County or Community/Town Councils. Any vacancies that occur during that period will be filled by co-option through the councils themselves.

Guidance on the election process at town and community council level is available.

Promoting Local Democracy 

Information on getting involved in local democracy

Election Results Archive

Results of elections previously held in Monmouthshire

Boundary Review

Review of communities and Electoral Arrangements

Monmouthshire County Council has a duty to keep up to date the boundaries of the communities and the number of councillors within Monmouthshire. A review commenced in 2012 but has now been postponed until further information on local government reorganisation is available.