Elections 2020

Elections scheduled for 2020

Elections will be taking place across the Cherwell District on Thursday 7 May 2020, for District wards, some parish councils, and for the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for the Thames Valley area. 

Nomination papers for all elections must be submitted by hand to the council offices, Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4AA, between 10:00am and 4:00pm on week days between Wednesday 1 April and Wednesday 8 April. The statutory deadline to submit nomination papers for all elections is 4:00pm on 8 April, nomination papers cannot legally be accepted after this time. 

We encourage all prospective candidates to make an appointment to submit their nomination papers. Please telephone the Democratic and Elections team on 01295 221534 or email elections@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk (district and parish) / paro@cherwell-dc.gov.uk (PCC) to make an appointment.

Nomination papers and further information for candidates is available on the Electoral Commission website - PCC elections, District elections and Parish elections

Briefings for prospective candidates and agents for each district and the PCC elections will be arranged in due course. A briefing for parish clerks will also be arranged. Further details of these briefings will be available on this website when confirmed. 

The names of candidates for each election will be available shortly after nominations close at 4:00pm on 8 April.