We organise several different types of election.
Elections took place for one third of the council on Thursday 6 May 2021.
Council elections, 6 May 2021
Some wards have elections twice in 4 years. Other wards have elections 3 times in 4 years. Thurrock doesn’t have a council election in the fourth year.
Sometimes we need to combine council elections with other elections.
Previous council elections, for a third of the council, took place on Thursday 2 May 2019, including an additional by-election in the Chadwell St Mary ward.
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner elections
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) elections are held every 5 years.
The election of a Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex took place on Thursday 6 May 2021.
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) election, 6 May 2021
UK Parliament elections
The government usually holds parliamentary elections every 5 years. Go to UK Parliament.
The last UK Parliament elections took place on 12 December 2019.