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
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
The Welsh Assembly and Police and Crime Commissioner elections are to be held on 5th May 2016. More information on these elections is available.
The EU Referendum will be held on the 23rd June 2016. More information on the referendum is 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.
Notice of Vacancy
Declaration of Result
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.