Elections and voting
When’s the next election
The next scheduled election is on Thursday 2 May 2019.
Go to Which ward am I in? to find out when your next election is.
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
This list does not include by-elections, snap elections or referendums which can be held at any time.
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).