County council elections (local elections)

Denbighshire has 47 county councillors, representing 30 electoral divisions. county councillors are elected in county council elections, sometimes referred to as local elections. County council elections are held every five years.

Find a county councillor

The last county councillor elections took place on Thursday 4th of May 2017.

View the county councillor election results


To vote in a local council election you must be registered to vote, 18 years or over on polling day and also be one of the following:

  • a British citizen, a qualifying Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of the European Union
  • resident in the UK
  • not be subject to any legal incapacity to vote

Find out how to register to vote

The following cannot vote in a local council election:

  • anyone other than British, qualifying Commonwealth or European Union citizens
  • convicted persons detained in pursuance of their sentences, excluding contempt of court (though remand prisoners, unconvicted prisoners and civil prisoners can vote if they are on the electoral register)
  • anyone found guilty within the previous five years of corrupt or illegal practices in connection with an election

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