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Elections and referendums

Coming elections and referendums

Please note: Voter ID is required for all elections and referendums.  Please see our Voter ID page for more information.

New postal vote and proxy vote rules. You can now apply for a postal vote online. You will need to give your National Insurance Number (NINo) on your application form. For more information, please visit the Electoral Commission website.

Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall - Polling day: Thursday 2 May 2024

All statutory notices, information on nominations and guidance of candidates are available on the Plymouth City Council website

For more information, please visit our Police and Crime Commissioner Election 2024 page.

St Agnes Parish Council St Agnes Ward - Polling day: Thursday 2 May 2024

Election results and information

Neighbourhood Planning

For information on neighbourhood planning, please visit the Neighbourhood Planning in Cornwall page.

Future elections

UK Parliamentary General Election - The date of the next UK General Election has not yet been announced. The maximum term of a Parliament is 5 years. The next UK Parliamentary General Election must be held by January 2025, but it could happen at any point before then. 

New parliamentary constituency boundaries will will be used for the next general election. These changes are after the independent Boundary Commission for England (BCE) completed its review of parliamentary constituency boundaries

However, if a parliamentary by election is called before then, it would be run on current (old) boundaries. 

Cornwall Council and Town and Parish Council Elections - The full council elections are held every four years. They are next due in May 2025. 

By-elections and referendums - When these polls occur, we will update this web page with the official notices. These notices should also be displayed locally on public notice boards. 

Interested in election work?

Are you interested in temporary work at election time? If so, please go to our Elections Recruitment page and complete our short form so we can add you to our election staff database. We will consider staff on the database for work at election time. 

(If you have worked for us at an election in recent years, your details will already be on our database. There is no need to reapply.) 

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