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Recent and upcoming elections

Georgeham Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Pat Barker
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 20 November 2020

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 10 December 2020 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)

Fremington (Maple Ward) Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Kelvin Groves
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 19 November 2020

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 09 December 2020 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)

Berrynarbor Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Lesley Lowe
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 18 November 2020

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 07 December 2020 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)

Rackenford Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Rob Matthews
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 10 November 2020

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 30 November 2020 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)

Knowstone Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Tony Moore
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 3 November 2020

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 23 November 2020 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)

Marwood Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Death of Cllr Christopher Spear
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 16 November 2020

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

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.

West Down Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Non-attendance at meetings for a period of more than 6 months of Cllr Richard Watts
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 27 October 2020

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

Brayford Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Michael Naden
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 26 October 2020

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

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.

Chulmleigh Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Howard Meadows
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 9 October 2020

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

East Anstey Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr David Barber
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co - Option 01 October 2020

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

Knowstone Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Jeremy Filmer-Bennett
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 22 September 2020

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

Landkey Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Lee Lovell
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 5 August 2020

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

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.

Rackenford Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Derek Parry
Election Day - No election requested
Stage -  Co-option 30 July 2020

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

Fremington Parish Council - Bickington Ward - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Brian Hockin
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage -  Co-option 27 July 2020

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

Kings Nympton Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Jerry Weston
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage -  Co-option 20 July 2020

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

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

Reason for vacancy - End of term
Election Day - TBA (Previously Thursday 7th May 2020)
Stage - Postponed for 12 months

The Government have announced that all polls scheduled for 7 May 2020 will be postponed for 12 months. We will issue further information as soon as we have it.