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

Council Elections – 5 May 2022

Elections were held on the 5 May 2022 that elected County Councillors and Town and Community Councillors throughout Monmouthshire.

Information on the election for voters is available here. 

Information for candidates or if you are considering standing for election is available here. 

Election Results

Contested County and Community Elections 

Uncontested Community Council Notices

Combined Notice of Uncontested Elections

Electoral Register

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 elections@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Voter ID

At some elections voters will be required to show photo identification in the polling station before they are allowed to vote. More information on voter id, how it is applied and how we can help is available here. 

Find Your Polling Station

Enter your 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?

Applications for postal and proxy voting can be returned by email to elections@monmouthshire.gov.uk or by post to Electoral Registration, Monmouthshire County Council, County Hall, The Rhadyr, Usk, NP15 1GA.


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

Notice of Vacancy – Goetre Fawr Community Council, Llanover Ward

Notice of Vacancy – Magor with Undy Town Council, Undy Ward

Notice of Vacancy – Magor with Undy Town Council, Magor East Ward

Notice of Vacancy – Mathern Community Council, Pwllmeyric Ward

Notice of Vacancy – Portskewett Community Council, Portskewett Village Ward

Notice of Election

Notice of Election – Monmouth Town Council, Drybridge Ward

Declaration of Result

Uncontested Election Notice – Monmouth Town Council, Drybridge Ward

Abergavenny Town Council, Pen Y Fal Ward – 27th April 2023

Chepstow Town Council, Chepstow Castle Ward – 20th April 2023

Monmouthshire County Council – Devauden Ward – 20th October 2022

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 Electoral Arrangements

The Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales have conducted a review of the electoral arrangements for the County of Monmouthshire. They have published the final proposals for new County Seats which will take effect at the 2022 local elections. Further information is available on their website.

Maps of the County Council ward boundaries are available online by clicking here. 

Maps of the Community Council boundaries are available online by clicking here. 

You can also access an interactive map of the boundaries using the local info mapping tool here. 

GDPR Privacy Notice

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