Elections held in East Cambridgeshire

East Cambridgeshire District Council
Held every four years to elect the whole District Council.
Next 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.
Next elections: May 2023
 
Cambridgeshire Police & Crime Commissioners
Held every four years to help elect the Police & Crime Commissioner for the whole of Cambridgeshire.
The 2020 election was postponed due to the coronavirus issue.
Next election due May 2021.
 
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.
 
Referenda
Held only when requested.  Must be requested by a certain number of the electorate.  See below for the relevant Referenda Verification Number.
 

Witchford Neighbourhood Plan
Please see below links to the relevant documents.
 
*Important Note - Any Witchford residents that are self isolating can apply for an Emergency Proxy Form. The form needs to be received at the Council offices by 5pm, 19th March. There is no requirement for a medical professional to sign off the form.*