District council elections
The Waveney District Council area is split into 23 electoral areas called wards. The Council itself is made up of 48 seats, which means that some wards have more than one councillor. This is because some areas have more people living in them than others, so they have more councillors to represent them.
When are the next District Council Elections?
The Council changed its electoral cycle in 2010 and now holds elections for all of its 48 seats every 4 years. This happened for the first time on 5th May 2011. All the councillors that were elected on 5th May 2011 will hold their seats until the next elections on 7th May 2015, unless they resign during that time. Details of any District Council vacancies can be found below, and details of any by-elections will appear on the relevant 'Elections' page for each year.
Who is my District Councillor?
You can see which councillors represent each ward by viewing the Councillor Chart. If you do not know which ward you live in you can use our Electoral Area Finder. You can also get councillor contact details and information about meetings that are due to be held.
Current vacancies on the District Council
There is currently 1 vacancy on the District Council for the St. Margarets Ward.