This page details elections for 2022, including the Somerset County Council and City, Town and Parish elections in May.
23 June 2022
Due the insufficient number of candidates being received for 5 May election, the following elections were re-run:
5 May 2022
The Government has set out its proposals for the election of 110 councillors for Somerset Council to be held on 5 May 2022. The Government is also proposing for elections to also be held on the same day for all parish, town and city councils across Somerset.
Notice of Election
Statement of Persons Nominated
Notice of Elections Agents
Section 39 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 requires that where there are insufficient candidates, the Returning Officer has to run another election within 35 days (excluding weekends and bank holidays) of the original date. This applies to the following Parish Councils:
- Buckland Dinham
- Great Elm
- Ston Easton
To view all of the Statement of Persons Nominated please go to the Somerset County Council website.
Notice of Election by Monday 21 March
Deadline for candidates' nominations by 4pm Tuesday 5 April 2022
Statement of Persons Nominated published by 4pm on Wednesday 6 April
Deadline to register to vote on 14 April
Close of postal vote applications on 19 April 2022
Notice of Poll by Tuesday 26 April
Polling Day on Thursday 5 May 2022
Results of Poll on Friday 6 May and Saturday 7 May 2022