Elections and voting
Information on elections and voting in the Epping Forest district.
The next election is on Thursday 2 May 2019
The next scheduled elections in the Epping Forest district are district council elections on Thursday 2 May 2019. This does not include by-elections, snap elections or referendums which can be held at any time.
2 May 2019
- Epping Forest District Council election for 18 out of 58 district councillors
7 May 2020
- Parish and Town Council election for all 24 parish and town councils
- Epping Forest District Council election for 21 out of 58 district councillors
6 May 2021
- Essex County Council election of 7 county councillors representing the Epping Forest district
5 May 2022
- General election of 3 MPs - the whole of the Epping Forest constituency and part of both Brentwood & Ongar and Harlow constituencies
- Epping Forest District Council election for 19 out of 58 district councillors
District, Parish and Town, and County Council elections are held every 4 years. Parliamentary elections for MPs are held every 5 years. All use the first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system.
Epping Forest District Council votes by thirds, this means that a third of councillors are elected every year over a 4 year cycle (with no district elections in the fourth year).
Individual electoral registration (IER)
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Find out more
You can find out more information on elections and the voting process at the About My Vote website.