Upcoming Elections

When are Elections held?

  • Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council Elections: Councillors are elected once every four/five years. All 64 County Borough Council seats for 42 Electoral Divisions will be up for election.
  • Community/Town Council Elections: Councillors are elected once every four/five years. All 249 Town/Community Council seats for 52 Communities/Community Wards will be up for election.
  • United Kingdom Parliamentary General Election: Members of Parliament will be elected once every five years from 2015 Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council is responsible for elections in the Aberavon and Neath constituency.
  • Senedd Elections: Members of the Senedd are elected once every five years. Neath Port Talbot is responsible for the constituency elections in Aberavon and Neath. Electors will also vote for 4 Members for the South Wales West Electoral Region.
  • Police and Crime Commissioner Elections: Police and Crime Commissioners are elected once every four years. Neath Port Talbot falls within the South Wales Police Area for these elections.
  • By-election: A by-election may be held at any time if a casual vacancy occurs, due for example to the resignation of an elected member.