Recycling and rubbish collection days are also changing for some households in Mendip and South Somerset. Read about the changes and how they may affect you.


Find details below of past elections that have taken place in Somerset (by district) and how to request older election information.

Police and Crime Commissioner Election

An election was held for the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Avon and Somerset Police Area on Thursday 2 May 2024.

You can find out more on our Police and Crime Commissioner election page

Mendip election information

Mendip South Division of Somerset Council notices – Thursday 2 May 2024

Mendip South by election result

A by election was held on 2 May for a vacant seat in the two-seat Mendip South division on Somerset Council.

The result is as follows:

  • Rob Reed, Liberal Democrat 1,313 (Elected)
  • Ken Maddock, Conservative Party 1,122
  • Michael Smyth, Green Party 200
  • David Oakensen, Labour Party 139

The turnout was 36.07%; 14 ballot papers were rejected.

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Mendip South Division - Notice of Poll and Persons Nominated

Election of Councillor to Somerset Council Mendip South Division

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Mendip South Division - Notice of Appointment of Agents

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Mendip South Division - Statement of Persons Nominated 2 May 2024

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Mendip South Division - Notice of Election

Election of a Councillor for the Mendip South Division

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Somerset West and Taunton election information

South Somerset election information

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Last reviewed: May 29, 2024 by Jenny

Next review due: November 29, 2024

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