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Recent and upcoming elections

Witheridge Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Non-attendance of Cllr C Prynn
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 26 February 2021

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 18 March 2021 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link below.

Notice of Vacancy (pdf 62kb) 

Form of Request for 10 Electors (pdf 17kb)

Lynton and Lynmouth Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Anthony Meakin
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 18 February 2021

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 10 March 2021 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link below.

Notice of Vacancy (pdf 7kb) 

Form of Request for 10 Electors (pdf 17kb)

Atherington Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Julie Franklin-Baker
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 17 February 2021

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 9 March 2021 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link below.

Notice of Vacancy (pdf 7kb) 

Form of Request for 10 Electors (pdf 17kb)

Heanton Punchardon Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Anne Melhuish
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 2 March 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

East Worlington Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Death of Cllr Derek Webber
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 5 February 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Burrington Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Jacqui Pattman-Jones
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co- option 28 January 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Kentisbury Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Sheila Beeney
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 25 January 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Berrynarbor Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Lesley Lowe
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021 (if contested)
Stage - Ten names received

Ten names have been received calling for an election. All elections are postponed until 6th May 2021. Further details regarding nominations will be published nearer the time.

Combe Martin Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Andy Forgan
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021 (if contested)
Stage - Ten names received

Ten names have been received calling for an election. All elections are postponed until 6th May 2021. Further details regarding nominations will be published nearer the time.

Lynton and Lynmouth Town Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Peter Lake
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021 (if contested)
Stage - Ten names received

Ten names have been received calling for an election. All elections are postponed until 6th May 2021. Further details regarding nominations will be published nearer the time.

Ilfracombe Parish Council - West Ward - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Steven Trebble
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021 (if contested)
Stage - Ten names received

Ten names have been received calling for an election. All elections are postponed until 6th May 2021. Further details regarding nominations will be published nearer the time.

Devon County Council - North Devon Divisions - Seven Vacancies (see table below)

Reason for vacancy - End of term
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021
Stage - pending.

Please see our FAQ's regarding this election.

Division Name Number of Vacancies
Barnstaple North 1
Barnstaple South 1
Braunton Rural 1
Chulmleigh & Landkey 1
Combe Martin Rural 1
Fremington Rural 1
Ilfracombe 1
South Molton 1

Police and Crime Commissioner Election - Devon and Cornwall Constabulary - One Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - End of term
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021
Stage - Postponed for 12 months from 2020.

Please see our FAQ's regarding this election.

Current Parish Vacancies

The Government announced that all polls scheduled for 7 May 2020 would be postponed for 12 months. Information regarding the vacancies where elections were requested will be published above in due course.