Candidate nominations packs are available from Electoral Services

Contact Electoral Services for a nomination pack.

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.

Briefing sessions

Pre-nomination briefing sessions

A pre-nomination briefing session is available to potential candidates on request. Contact Electoral Services if you wish to arrange a briefing or want to discuss the nomination process.

Post-nomination briefing session

A further candidates' briefing session will take place after the close of nominations where the Acting Returning Officer, Electoral Services Manager and the Police will share guidance and information on a range of matters including:

  • polling stations
  • postal vote opening and checking procedures
  • verification and count processes
  • integrity and security of the election.

This will take place on Wednesday 20 November 2019 at 5.30 pm.

Further details are included in the candidates nomination pack.

Electoral Commission guidance

Guidance for candidate or agent provides useful information to candidates on the election process.