On this page you can find out about the local government elections taking place in Wales on Thursday 4 May 2017.
Here you can find information for:
The deadline to register to vote at local elections in Wales on Thursday 4 May has now passed.
Find out more about voting at these elections on our Your Vote Matters website.
Candidates and agents
We issue full guidance to individuals planning to stand at local government elections and their election agents. This guidance covers:
- the qualifications and disqualifications for standing for election
- how to stand for election
- how much you can spend
- the rules on candidate spending
- the rules on donations
- campaigning dos and don'ts
- what you can expect to see at a number of electoral proceedings
- what happens after the elections
Read our guidance for candidates and agents at local elections in Wales
If you have any questions about the non-financial aspects of our guidance, please contact your local Commission office.
If your question is about spending or donations, please contact us on 0333 103 1928 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our guidance for those running local government elections in Wales covers:
- the role and responsibilities of the Returning Officer
- planning and organisation
- administering the poll
- administering absent voting
- verifying and counting the votes
- what happens after the election
View our guidance for electoral administrators running local elections in Wales
If you have any questions about the guidance, contact your local Commission office.