Local and Parish Elections - Thursday, 2 May 2019

Information for candidates and agents

Candidates and agents at local elections in England

The Electoral Commission has the timetable and all the guidance and resources that you will need if you are a candidate or agent at local elections.

Nomination packs are now available for local and parish elections on 2 May 2019. Please email electoral.registration@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or ring 0300 300 8052 to request a pack for the area(s) required.

How to return your nomination form

Completed nomination forms should be returned, in person, from 18 March and no later than 4pm on 3 April, between 9am and 4pm to:

Elections team
Central Bedfordshire Council
Priory House
Monks Walk
Chicksands
Shefford
Bedfordshire
SG17 5TQ

Pre-checks

To avoid your nomination being rejected, we encourage you to come in at the earliest possible time for a pre-check, just so we can ensure your nomination has the best chance of being accepted.

Appointments: You don't have to make an appointment, but we'll see those who have first. To make an appointment, email electoral.registration@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or call 0300 300 8052.

Where we are:

Priory House
Monks Walk
Chicksands
Shefford
Bedfordshire
SG17 5TQ

Checking in: When you arrive, please check in with reception and ask for the elections team.

Any additional information can be found on the Electoral Commision's website or by calling 0300 300 8052.

Becoming a councillor

Becoming a councillor is both a rewarding and privileged form of public service. You will be in a position to make a difference to the quality of other people's daily lives and prospects.

Find out how to become a councillor

For more information, please contact us:
Telephone: 0300 300 8052
Email: electoral.registration@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk