Elections dates

Local elections (Plymouth City Council)

Local elections are held on the first Thursday of May every four years. Plymouth holds elections by thirds, meaning a third of seats are contested each year for three years, followed by a year when no elections are held.

  • Next election: Thursday 3 May 2018
  • Last election: Thursday 5 May 2016

Police and Crime Commissioners elections

Police and Crime Commissioners elections are held every four years.

  • Next election: Thursday 7 May 2020
  • Last election: Thursday 5 May 2016

UK Parliament (general) elections

UK Parliament (general) elections are held on the first Thursday in May every five years.

  • Next election: Thursday 8 June 2017
  • Last election: Thursday 7 May 2015

European Parliamentary elections

European Parliamentary elections are held every five years.

  • Next election: Possibly May/June 2019, dependant on when the United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union
  • Last election: Thursday 22 May 2014

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