Local government electionsLocal government elections are held once every four years for councillors to be elected for each of the divisions in the county.
The most recent county council election was held on 2 May 2013 and the next one will be in 2017. You can find the results of the latest county council election in our results section (opens in a new window).
You register to vote with your district or borough council or through the About My Vote website which is linked from the information on other websites section of this page.
Other local government elections
Elections are also held for district, borough and city councils as well as parish and town councils. You can find out more about elections in these areas from the About My Vote (opens in a new window) website or visiting the website of the council you are interested in.