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Elections in Craven

The next scheduled elections in Craven will take place on Thursday 2nd May 2019.

Elections 2019

The next local elections in Craven are due to be held on Thursday May 2nd, 2019, when the following wards will have elections:

District Wards

  • Bentham
  • Embsay-with-Eastby
  • Gargrave and Malhamdale
  • Glusburn
  • Skipton East
  • Skipton North
  • Skipton South
  • Skipton West
  • Sutton-in-Craven
  • Upper Wharfedale (by-election)
  • West Craven



  • Embsay-with-Eastby
  • Skipton Town Council
  • Sutton-in-Craven
  • Carleton-in-Craven
  • Thornton-in-Craven


In Craven, a third of District Council seats are up for election each time, with elections taking place every three years out of a four-year-cycle.


2019: Elections in 10 wards

2020: Elections in 11 wards

2021: No District Council elections, elections in 7 County Council Divisions