Types of election
In a local election you're voting to elect local councillors who will represent your views for the electoral areas in which you live.
District Council elections are scheduled elections take place every 4 years-the last elections took place on the 7th May 2015 on the same day as the parliamentary election. Click on our results page to see the results. To find your local councillor, please use the Find your local councillor page
County Council elections are scheduled elections take place every 4 years - the last election took place on the 4 May 2017. Click on our results page to see the results. For further information on County Elections, please see Hertfordshire County Council elections pages
Parish Council - scheduled elections take place every 4 years at the same time as the district council elections - the last election took place on 7th May 2015. To see the results for those parishes with contested elections , see the Hertfordshire County Councils Town and Parish section.document. For further information, please see
Police and Crime Commissioners elections
In a Police and Crime Commissioners election you're voting for a Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire. They're responsible for holding the Chief Constable to account and:
- producing a police and crime plan which sets out local priorities
- setting the local policing budget and decide how money will be spent
- appointing and removing Chief Constables
Scheduled elections are every 4 years - the last election took place on 5 May 2016.
UK Parliament (general) elections
In a UK Parliament (general) election you're voting for somebody to represent you in Parliament, as a Member of Parliament (MP), in a parliamentary constituency. The latest results for Hertford & Stortford can be found on our General Election Results - Hertford & Stortford Constituency 8 June 2017 page. The results for other areas such as Buntingford is managed by North Hertfordshire. Latest results can be found on the North Herts website. To contact your Local MP, please see either the MP for Hertford & Stortford or the MP for North & East Hertfordshire
In a referendum you're voting on a single question such as the EU Referendum in 2016 or Neighbourhood referendums. Latest results of these can be found on our Previous results page