We organise several different types of election.
UK Parliament elections
The government usually holds parliamentary elections every 5 years. Go to UK Parliament.
The last UK Parliament elections took place on 8 June 2017. On 31 October 2019, Parliament passed legislation for the next parliamentary election to be held on Thursday 12 December 2019.
UK Parliamentary election, 12 December 2019
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.
The last 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 elections are held every 5 years. Elections were held in Thurrock on 5 May 2016 for the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex.
European Parliament elections
European elections are held every 5 years. The last elections were held on Thursday 23 May 2019.
Go to the European Parliament website for more information.