Please note that nomination packs for prospective candidates will be available from the end of February from Electoral Services.
If you would like to receive a pack, or if you would like more information about becoming a candidate, you may contact Electoral Services by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone: 01484 221650
Further information about becoming a candidate at the elections is available from the Electoral Commission website
You must be nominated to stand as a candidate.
What is in a candidate nomination pack
The pack includes:
- your nomination papers
- information about the election, including deadlines, nomination submission rules and a timetable of key events.
Submit your nomination papers
The dates and times when you can submit your papers each day are given in the nomination pack.
Attend a briefing session
A candidates' briefing session takes place after the close of nominations.
At the session the Returning Officer, Electoral Services Manager and the Police share guidance and information about a range of matters including:
- polling stations
- postal vote opening and checking procedures
- verification and count processes
- integrity and security of the election.