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Combined authority mayoral elections in England

This page contains all the guidance and resources that you need if you are a candidate or agent at a combined authority mayoral election in England.

An overview document gives instructions on how to use this guidance and who does what at these elections.

Part 1

Can you stand for election?

Mae’r rhan hon yn cynnwys:

  • Qualifications for standing for election
  • Disqualifications from standing for election

Part 1a: Can you stand for election? - (excluding Greater Manchester) (PDF)

Part 1b: Can you stand for election in Greater Manchester? (PDF)

Rhan 2a

Sefyll fel ymgeisydd annibynnol

Mae’r rhan hon yn cynnwys:

  • Cwblhau a chyflwyno eich papurau enwebu
  • Cael eich enwebu mewn mwy nag un ward
  • Beth sy'n digwydd ar ôl cau'r enwebiadau?
  • Penodi eich asiant etholiad ac asiantiaid eraill
  • Beth fydd yn digwydd os bydd ymgeisydd yn marw?

Rhan 2a: Sefyll fel ymgeisydd annibynnol (PDF)

Part 2b

Standing as a party candidate

Mae’r rhan hon yn cynnwys:

  • Completing and submitting your nomination papers
  • The mayoral address and deposit
  • What happens after the close of nominations
  • Appointing your election agent and other agents
  • What happens if a candidate dies

Part 2b: Standing as a party candidate (PDF)

Part 3

Spending and donations

Mae’r rhan hon yn cynnwys:

  • How much you can spend
  • The activities covered by the rules
  • Which donations you can accept
  • How to check donations you receive
  • What information needs to be recorded and reported

Part 3: Spending and donations (PDF)

Part 4

The campaign

Mae’r rhan hon yn cynnwys:

  • Campaigning dos and don'ts
  • Using the electoral register and absent voters' lists 
  • Using schools and rooms for public meetings 
  • Imprints on campaign publicity material 
  • The mayoral address 
  • Polling day dos and don'ts 
  • Reporting allegations of electoral malpractice

Part 4: The campaign (PDF)

Part 5

Your right to attend key electoral events

Mae’r rhan hon yn cynnwys:

  • Attending the opening of postal votes and what to expect
  • Attending polling stations and what to expect
  • Attending the count and what to expect

Part 5: Your right to attend key electoral events (PDF)

Part 6

After the declaration of results

Mae’r rhan hon yn cynnwys:

  • Making the declaration of acceptance of office
  • Access to election paperwork
  • Submitting your spending returns and declarations
  • Questioning the result through an election petition

Part 6: After the declaration of results (PDF)

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