Types of election

  • Local Elections
    Bury is made up of 17 wards, and each ward is represented by three Councillors. Each Councillor is elected for a period of four years, and elections are held on the first Thursday in May in three out of four years (every fourth year there are no elections).
  • Parliamentary General Elections
    Bury has two Parliamentary Constituencies, Bury North and Bury South.
  • European Elections
    Bury is part of the North West European Constituency. European elections are held every five years. For more information on the European elections go to North West votes.

By-elections: A by-election is held due to a resignation or death of a Councillor, MP or MEP.

Polling stations hours are 7am to 10pm. Your local polling station can be found on your polling card.