Voting and elections

Standing as a candidate at the elections

If you are interested in standing as a candidate in any ward at the elections you can find guidance at the bottom of this page, together with a nomination pack and an election timetable.

A candidates and agents meeting will be arranged for mid-March and further details will be available in due course.

If you are looking to stand please contact Andrew Smith, Deputy Returning Officer at so that he can ensure you are kept fully informed.

The nomination period (the period in which the formal paperwork must be submitted to the Deputy Returning Officer) is open from 27 March – 6 April.

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