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Broadland District Council runs the elections for the Broadland area.

further information

For more information, advice and election results please refer to the related pages below.

EU referendum

The referendum on the UKs membership of the European Union took place on Thursday 23 June 2016. The declaration of count totals in Broadland is available on our elections - publishing results page.

types of elections

Local elections - Broadland District Council

Broadland District Council is made up of 47 Members representing 27 wards, they are elected every four years. The most recent district elections took place on 7 May 2015.

Norfolk County Council

Every four years there is an election for the 84 County Councillors who represent their communities in Norfolk. The next planned Norfolk County elections will be in May 2017, the last ones were held on 2 May 2013. 

Parish and town councils

There are 63 parish and town councils and parish meetings in Broadland, some of these are divided into wards. The most recent parish and town council elections were held on 7 May 2015.


Broadland District Council runs the Parliamentary elections for the Broadland and Norwich North constituencies. Parliamentary elections are held on a date decided by the Prime Minister, which must be within five years of the last General Election. The most recent Parliamentary Election was held on 7 May 2015.

European Parliament

Broadland District Council is responsible for conducting the European Parliamentary elections for the district within the European Parliamentary Constituency (Eastern Region), one of nine electoral regions in England. European Parliamentary elections are held every five years on a date fixed by the European Parliament and Members serve for the full five year term of office. The last European Parliamentary election was held on Thursday 22 May 2014.

Police and Crime Commissioner

The Police and Crime Commissioner election for Norfolk was held on 5 May 2016. The Commissioner is accountable for how crime is tackled in their police force areas.