Current and Forthcoming Elections/Referendums
Details on coming elections and referendums are below. For election results, please go to Election results and information.
Election candidates and agents are advised to read our Guidance for candidates and agents.
Neighbourhood Plan Referendum - St Eval (poll: Thursday 27th November 2014)
A referendum will be held on Thursday, 27 November 2014 relating to the St Eval Neighbourhood Plan.
The question to be asked of voters at the referendum is:
"Do you want Cornwall Council to use the neighbourhood plan for St Eval to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"
The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.
For more information, including specified documents, please refer to Neighbourhood Plan Examination Reports and Decisions on plan proposals.
Camborne Town Council - Roskear Ward (poll: Thursday 13th November 2014)
Mevagissey Electoral Division (poll: Thursday 6th November 2014)
Treneglos Parish Council Election
The parish council is currently inquorate. We will run an election in due course.
UK Parliamentary Election 2015
The next parliamentary election is due to be held on 7 May 2015 and then subsequently every five years.
Cornwall currently has six constituencies, each electing one Member of Parliament (MP),
If you are a potential candidate or agent, please refer to our Guidance for candidates and agents page.
Police and Crime Commissioner Election 2016
The next Police and Crime Commissioner election is due to be held in 2016 and every four years after that.
The current Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall was elected in November 2012.
Cornwall Council Elections 2017
The next full elections of Cornwall Councillors will be held in 2017 and then subsequently every four years.
The last full Cornwall Council elections took place on 2 May 2013. More information is available on the Cornwall council and parish and town council elections 2013 pages.
The first full election of Cornwall Council took place on 4 June 2009, see Cornwall Council Elections - 4 June 2009
Parish and Town Council Elections 2017
The next full elections of Parish and Town Councillors will be held in 2017 and then subsequently every four years.
The last full parish and town council elections took place on 2 May 2013. More information is available on the Cornwall council and parish and town council elections 2013 pages.
At those elections, 33 parishes within Cornwall had changes made to their parish or town wards or had such wards created for the first time. These changes were the result of the Boundary Committee for England recommendations.
Details of the parish and town councils affected can be found in the Cornwall (Electoral Changes) Order 2011.
Full elections of Parish and Town Councillors were originally due to be held in 2011, but were postponed until 2013 by the Cornwall (Structural Change) Order 2008, which provided for the creation of the Cornwall Council Unitary Authority.
There are currently 213 parishes in Cornwall.