Elections and voting
When’s the next election
This list below does not include by-elections, snap elections or referendums which can be held at any time.
5 May 2022
- Epping Forest District Council election for 19 out of 58 district councillors (cycle 1)
4 May 2023
- Epping Forest District Council election for 18 out of 58 district councillors (cycle 2)
2 May 2024
- General election of 3 MPs – the whole of the Epping Forest constituency and part of both Brentwood & Ongar and Harlow constituencies
- Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex
- Epping Forest District Council election for 21 out of 58 district councillors (cycle 3)
1 May 2025
- Essex County Council election of 7 county councillors representing the Epping Forest district
District, Parish and Town, 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).