Election information for candidates and agents

You can stand as a councillor as long as you are:

  • British or a citizen of the Commonwealth or EU
  • at least 18 years old
  • registered to vote in this area (or live, work or own property here)

To stand for election (either for a political party or as an independent candidate) you will need to request a nomination pack by emailing the Elections team or calling them on 01227 862 007.