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Parliamentary or 'general' elections
The last general election was held in June 2017, the next one is scheduled for Thursday 12 December 2019.
A general election is used to vote for Members of Parliament (MP) to represent York in the House of Commons, at the UK Parliament in Westminster, London. The UK is split into constituencies, and each constituency votes for an MP to represent them, using the 'first past the post' system.
There are two parliamentary constituencies for City of York Council:
- York Central
- York Outer
Parliamentary election Statements of Persons Nominated
See lists of persons nominated in the 2019 parliamentary election:
Parliamentary election 2019 notices
See Notices of Situations of Polling Stations, and Notices of Particulars of Election Agents for the 2019 parliamentary election:
- Notice of Situation of Polling Stations in York Central
- Notice of Situation of Polling Stations in York Outer
- Notice of Particulars of Election Agents in York Central
- Notice of Particulars of Election Agents in York Outer
Local elections and by-elections
Local elections are held every 4 years, and are used to elect councillors to represent each one of York's wards on the City of York Council.
By-elections are use to elect a councillor in a single ward whenever a position becomes available - for example, when a councillor resigns or dies.
Once elected, councillors are involved with setting policies that impact on their ward and across York.
Councillors take part in the decision making process through their involvement in:
- 'Full Council'
- committee meetings
- board meetings
Find out more about council committees.
Voting in elections
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Election information for candidates
Get election information for candidates (and potential candidates) if you'd like to be elected as a member of City of York Council, and find out how to view a copy of the register of electors to check:
- electoral numbers for proposers
- assentors to the nomination form