Elections held in East Cambridgeshire

East Cambridgeshire District Council
Held every four years to elect the whole District Council.
Last election: May 2023.
Parish Councils
Held every four years alongside the District Council Elections to elect the Parish Councillors for the parishes in East Cambridgeshire.
Last elections: May 2023
Cambridgeshire Police & Crime Commissioners
Held every four years to help elect the Police & Crime Commissioner for the whole of Cambridgeshire.
Next election due 2020.
Cambridgeshire County Council
Held every four years, between District Council elections, to elect the eight County Councillors covering East Cambridgeshire.
Next election due May 2021
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Mayor
Held every four years to help elect the Mayor for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.
​Next election due May 2021.
United Kingdom Parliament
Held every five years to help elect two Members of Parliament who have their constituencies covering East Cambridgeshire.
Next elections due May 2024.
By Elections
Occasionally By Elections are held, usually for the District or County Councils, when a Councillor leaves his/her position for whatever reason. These are one-off elections and only apply to an individual ward/division where an election is held to replace the person vacating their position as a Councillor.
Standing for Election
If you are considering standing as a Candidate to become a Councillor please read the information booklet and/or leaflet entitled 'Do You Want to be a Councillor?.  Links to both publications are shown below.