Elections

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I’m a Voter

Register to Vote – All you need to register to vote is 5 minutes and your National Insurance number. You must register to vote by Monday 17 April 2023 in order to vote in the elections on Thursday 4 May 2023.

Ways to vote

Voter ID – If you’re voting on 4 May at the elections in England, you’ll need photo ID to vote at a polling station. If you need to apply for ID, you must do so by 5.00pm on 25 April, in order to vote in this election.

Candidates & Results – The list of candidates will be available on SODC’s website by 4pm on Wednesday 5 April 2023. Votes will be counted on Friday 5 May 2023, you will be able to follow the results on SODC’s website and via SODC’s social media channels.

Information for Voters

I want to be a Town Councillor

Interesting in joining Thame Town Council? Check out our webpage on Becoming a Town Councillor, which contains information on the following:

  • What does a Councillor do?
  • How much time per week?
  • Who can be Town Councillor?
  • Nomination Forms
  • Guidance on Applying
  • Information Sessions & Advice on becoming a Councillor
  • Useful information and websites

If you are interested in standing as a Councillor at South Oxfordshire District Council, check out their website as there is a different nomination form and guidance available.

Elections Information

Elections will be held on Thursday 4 May 2023.

Thame residents will be electing:

  • All 16 Councillors at Thame Town Council (note that Thame is divided into two wards – North and South – with 8 Councillors in each. You can only vote for the Councillors in your ward).
  • 3 District Councillors to represent Thame at South Oxfordshire District Council.

Information on current and upcoming elections

  • Notice of Election for Thame Town Council [link available on 20 March 2023]