Guidance for Candidates and Agents at local government elections in England

Resources for Candidates and Agents at local government elections in England

Guidance for Candidates and Agents at local government elections in England

What you need to know before you stand as a candidate

There are different nomination papers for elections held on 2 May 2024 and for those held on or after 7 May 2024. Please make sure you use the correct version, depending on when the poll will be held. Using the wrong nominations pack may cause your nomination to be rejected.

Campaigning

Nominations

There are different nomination papers for elections held on 2 May 2024 and for those held on or after 7 May 2024. Please make sure you use the correct version, depending on when the poll will be held. Using the wrong nominations pack may cause your nomination to be rejected.

Postal votes

Polling Day

Verification and count

 

After the election

Last updated: 4 April 2024