Borough Council of Wellingborough

The new Mayor of Wellingborough

Councillor Paul Bell is the new Mayor of Wellingborough for the municipal year 2017/18. His wife Carol is the Mayoress.

Find out more about our new mayor

Forthcoming and previous elections

Forthcoming elections and referendums

September 2016 - Wollaston Neighbourhood Planning Referendum

May 2017 - Northamptonshire County Council

May 2019 - Borough Council elections


Previous elections and referendums

The most recent poll held was on 23 June 2016 when the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union.


Borough Council election


The next local government election for the Borough Council of Wellingborough will take place in May 2019. We have 36 elected councillors and they are elected every four years.


View previous Borough Council election results


County Council election


Wellingborough residents also have the right to vote at Northamptonshire County Council elections which relate to the election of county councillors. The next local government elections for Northamptonshire County Council will be in May 2017.

View 2013 County Council election results (County Council website)
View 2005 & 2009 County Council election results


UK Parliamentary (General) election


The Wellingborough area is spilt between two constituencies; Wellingborough and Daventry. For details on the MP's for these areas please go the Member of Parliament page. Under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, parliamentary elections must be held every five years. The next UK Parliamentary elections is due in May 2020, though there are provisions that can be met that may mean a UK Parliamentary election could be held sooner.


View previous Parliamentary elections results


Police and Crime Commissioner election


The first ever election of Police and Crime Commissioners for England and Wales took place on 15 November 2012. The following Police and Crime Commissioner election took place on 5 May 2016.


View the Police and Crime Commissioner Election Result 2012

View the Police and Crime Commissioner Election Result 2016


European Parliamentary election


Wellingborough is represented in the European Parliament as part of the United Kingdom's East Midlands Region. The last European Parliamentary election was 22 May 2014.


View previous European Parliamentary election results


Parish Council elections


There are 18 Parish Councils in the borough. Elections take place every four years.


View previous Parish Council  election results



 October 2015 - Referendum on the Neighbourhood Plan for Earls Barton

 June 2016 - EU Referendum

September 2016 - Referendum on the Neighbourhood Plan for Wollaston