Current elections, referendums and vacancies

Elections 2019

Elections will be held on Thursday 2 May for West Suffolk Council and all parishes in West Suffolk.

Election timetable

The Notice of Election will be published on Friday 22 March 2019. Please see the timetable for other key dates.

Election timetable (for all elections on 2 May 2019)

Nomination papers

Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, West Suffolk House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3YU between Monday 25 March and, no later than, 4pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019.

West Suffolk Council

West Suffolk nomination pack

Parishes in West Suffolk

Parishes nomination pack


By elections

By elections take place to fill a vacancy that has arisen sometimes due to resignation or the death of a councillor.

Current notices of vacancies

Chevington Parish Council - Notice of Vacancy - 24 January 2019

Lakenheath Parish Council - Notice of Vacancy - 4 February 2019

By elections 2018 - declaration of results

Clare Town Council

An election for Clare Town Council was held on Thursday 15 November 2018.

Clare Town Council - Declaration of Results

Neighbourhood Planning Referendum for Hargrave

A referendum was held on Thursday 12 July 2018.

St Edmundsbury (Haverhill East and North Wards) and Haverhill Town Council (East and North Wards)

An election was held on Thursday 3 May 2018.

St Edmundsbury (St Olaves Ward)

An election was held on Thursday 12 April 2018.

Clare Town Council

An election for Clare Town council was held on Thursday 8 February 2018.

2017 elections

More information about elections results including the 2017 elections can be found on our About elections and past results page.