District council election

Oakham ward by-election

A by-election was called for the Oakham ward and was held on 6 May 2021 along with the Nottinghamshire County Council election and the Police and Crime Commissioner election.

As a result, Robert Philip Elliman was elected as Councillor for the Oakham ward. View the Declaration of Result of Poll (opens in new window) for a breakdown of votes.

When are they held?

District Council elections are held on the first Thursday in May, every four years. The next district council elections will be held in 2023.

Mansfield district is made up of 36 wards with one representative for each ward.

See details of your district councillor.

The voting system

Each voter has one vote for the ward they are registered in. The candidate who gets the most votes is elected as ward councillor for that area. This system is called first past the post.

You can find further information on District Council elections on the Your Vote Matters website (opens in a new window).