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Upcoming Elections

Parish Council elections will take place in Carlisle and the rest of the Cumberland Council area on Thursday 4 May 2023.

To be eligible to vote in these elections you need to be:

  • living and registered to vote at an address in Carlisle
  • Over 18 years old
  • British, Irish, a Commonwealth citizen or a European Union citizen (living in the UK).

More details on voter eligibility can be found here.(link is external)

If you are not already registered to vote, you must register by April 17 2023 to be eligible to vote in these elections. You can register to vote online.

If you are unable to, or don't want to vote in person (by visiting a polling station), then you can either:

Anyone voting in person or by proxy at a polling station with need to have photo ID. Find out more at https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/voter/voter-id

A UK Parliamentary Election was held on Thursday 12 December 2019. 

For the results, please visit www.carlisle.gov.uk/elections 

The elections for the European Parliament were held on Thursday 23 May 2019. The European election in the North West was coordinated by the Regional Returning Officer, Joanne Rooney OBE, Manchester City Council. The elections within the Carlisle City Council area were administered by Dr Jason Gooding, the Local Returning Officer Carlisle City Council. Please find below a link to the North West Regional Returning Officer website where the results for the EU election are published.

http://www.northwestvotes.gov.uk/

The consultation on local reorganisation in Cumbria meant that Carlisle City Council and Cumbria County Council elections didn't go ahead as planned in May 2021. However, elections for the Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner and vacant seats on local councils were still held.

In Carlisle, there was three Carlisle City Council By-Elections - Cathedral & Castle ward, Harraby South & Parklands ward and Newtown & Morton North city ward.

There was also a Cumbria County Council By-Election in Brampton division. The elections were held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

A By-Election for Longtown & The Border (Carlisle City Council ward) was held on Thursday 5 May 2022.

The consultation on local reorganisation in Cumbria means that Carlisle City Council and Cumbria County Council elections didn't go ahead as planned in May 2021. However, elections for the Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner and vacant seats on local councils were still held.

In Carlisle, there was three Carlisle City Council By-Elections - Cathedral & Castle ward, Harraby South & Parklands ward and Newtown & Morton North city ward.

There was also a Cumbria County Council By-Election in Brampton division.

The elections were held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

For information on the Cumbria County Council By-Elections, visit their website.

Parish Council elections will take place in Carlisle on Thursday 4 May 2023.

A referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union was held on Thursday 23 June 2016.

The full EU results are available at http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/eu-referendum-result

The PCC’s role is to act as the public’s voice on how policing is carried out in Cumbria. They will also be responsible for setting the force’s budget and deciding what its priorities and strategy should be.

The election for Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner was held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

More information on the election is available on Allerdale Borough Council's website and the Cumbria PCC website

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