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Hertfordshire County Council

Every 4 years there is an election for all 78 county councillors.

The most recent county council election was on Thursday 6 May 2021.

The next county council election will be on Thursday 1 May 2025. 

Latest election: Hitchin North Electoral Division By-election – Thursday 9 February 2023.
Information and results 

Returning Officer: Quentin Baker, Director of Law and Governance

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Visit the Electoral Commission website for more about voting and elections.

Past election and by-election resultsPublic notices about electionsBecome a county councillorMap of electoral divisionsNotice of verification number (PDF 79kb)The minimum number of signatures required for a petition under the Local Government Act 2000.


Public notices about elections

Notices - Hitchin North By-Election 2023

Notices – Hitchin South By-Election 2022

Notices - Election 2021


Become a county councillor

County councillors make decisions about services we provide, oversee how the services are run and represent the interests of people in their area.

Find out how councillors support their communities on the be a councillor website.

The Electoral Commission provide guidance and resources for candidates.

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