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Elections

Current Political Make Up for Halton

 
 

 

The Council votes by thirds, this means that a third of our 56 councillors are elected every year over a four-year cycle (with no elections in the fourth year). Elections are usually held on the first Thursday in May.

By-Elections

A By-Election is usually held to fill a casual vacancy, this occurs on either the death or resignation of a Councillor. An election would not be held if that Councillor was due to retire within six months.

Parliamentary Elections

There are two Members of Parliament in Halton.  The UK Parliament is elected for a maximum period of five years.  Parliamentary election data is available from the electoral commission

European Elections

The European Parliament is elected for a fixed term of five years.  Details of North West MEPs are available

Police and Crime Commissioner Elections