Elections

In order to vote in the General Election on 12 December 2019, you must be registered to vote by 11:59pm on 26 November.The Isles of Scilly is part of the St Ives constituency. Find out more at the following link: https://scilly.gov.uk/news/general-election-2019-make-sure-youre-registe...

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The Council of the Isles of Scilly is responsible for the administration of the following elections:

  • Local Council elections

  • UK general elections

  • UK referendums

  • Police & Crime Commissioner elections

  • European Parliament elections

For each election, a polling station is set up in each of the five wards making up the Isles of Scilly: Bryher, St Agnes, St Martin’s, St Mary’s and Tresco.

Local Council elections

The Council of the Isles of Scilly is elected every four years, with the next election due in May 2021.

The council consists of 16 seats for members, with 12 seats available to candidates standing for St Mary's and 1 seat available to candidates standing for each of the off-islands, namely Bryher, St Agnes, St Martin's and Tresco.

The declaration of result for the St Mary's by-election on 23 May 2019 may be found here.

Results for the election of the whole Council on 4 May 2017 may be found here.

Anyone wishing to stand for election as a Councillor can find out more here.

UK general elections

The next general election is due to take place on 12 December 2019. You can view the Notice of Election, Statement of Persons Nominated, Notice/Situation of Polling Stations and Notice of Election Agents in the PDF files attached to this page.

In order to vote in the General Election on 12 December 2019, you must be registered to vote by 11:59pm on 26 November.The Isles of Scilly is part of the St Ives constituency. Find out more at the following link: https://scilly.gov.uk/news/general-election-2019-make-sure-youre-registe...

Results for the St Ives constituency from the general election on 8 June 2017 may be found here.

UK referendums

The most recent UK referendum was held on 23 June 2016 asking whether the United Kingdom should remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union.

Results for the Isles of Scilly counting area from the referendum on the European Union may be found here.

Police & Crime Commissioner elections

Police & Crime Commissioner elections will normally be held every four years, with the next election due in May 2020.

The Isles of Scilly is part of the Devon and Cornwall police force area.

Results for the Devon and Cornwall police force area from the election on 5 May 2016 may be found here.

European Parliament elections

The Isles of Scilly is part of the South West England constituency which elects six Members to the European Parliament.

The declaration of result for the Isles of Scilly local counting area for the European Parliamentary election on 23 May 2019 may be found here.

 

Registering to vote

Who can register to vote?

The registers

Maintaining the registers

Ways to vote

Review of Polling Places

Working for Electoral Services