Elections in Watford

Upcoming elections

Due to coronavirus, the government has postponed all 7 May 2020 elections.

Borough council elections

The 2020 elections are now rescheduled to 6 May 2021.

Watford borough is represented by 36 ward councillors, with 3 councillors representing each ward.

The election of borough councillors is held 3 times every 4 years on the first Thursday in May.

County council elections

The next scheduled county council elections will be 6 May 2021.

The election of councillors to serve on Hertfordshire County Council is held every fourth year on the first Thursday in May.

Watford borough is represented by 6 county councillors.

Mayoral elections

Watford's mayor is elected every 4 years.

The next scheduled mayoral election will be 5 May 2022.

Police and crime commissioner elections

Police and crime commissioners are elected every 4 years.

The 2020 election has now been rescheduled to 6 May 2021.

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