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Current Elections and Vacancies

UK Parliamentary Elections (General Elections)

In Parliamentary Elections (also called General Elections) you can vote for your local Member of Parliament (MP).

MPs divide their time between work at the Houses of Parliament in London and local work in the area they represent.

Within Wrexham, there are 2 MPs, one for each of the parliamentary constituencies of Clwyd South and Wrexham.

The last Parliamentary Elections were held on 7 May 2015.

The next Parliamentary Elections will be held on 8 June 2017.

Important Dates

  • The deadline to register to vote: Monday 22 May 2017
  • Deadline to apply for a postal vote: 5pm Tuesday 23 May 2017
  • Postal votes will be dispatched on 24 May 2017
  • Deadline to apply for a proxy vote: 5pm Wednesday 31 May 2017

Nomination Pack

The nomination period to stand as a candidate for the UK Parliamentary General Elections will open on 9 May 2017 and will close at 4pm on 11 May 2017. Nomination papers can be submitted between the hours of 10am and 4pm during the nomination period.

Local Elections

On 4 May 2017 elections will be held for Wrexham County Borough Council and your local Community Council.

Election to Wrexham County Borough Council

52 County Borough Councillors are to be elected.  Each County Borough Councillor represents a division that comprises one or more communities.

Local Candidates Survey

The diversity of the candidates standing for local elections and those who are elected is being monitored by the Welsh Government.  All Candidates are being urged to complete the Local Election Candidate Survey. 

Election to Town and Community Councils

For the 34 Town and Community Councils in Wrexham, there is a total of 421 Community Councillors to be elected.

The communities vary widely in geographical area and in their numbers of residents.

Local Candidates Survey

The diversity of the candidates standing for local elections and those who are elected is being monitored by the Welsh Government.  All Candidates are being urged to complete the Local Election Candidate Survey.