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:
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.
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
Election Results Archive
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.