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Information for candidates
Information and resources
For relevant guidance and resources please visit the Electoral Commission.
This includes the following guidance:
- Can you stand for election?
- Standing as an independent candidate
- Standing as a party candidate
- The campaign
- Your right to attend electoral events
- After the declaration of results
Nomination forms are also available from the Electoral Commission website at the link above.
Nominations can be delivered from Monday 8 May until the close of nominations (4:00pm on Thursday 11 May 2017).
See the key dates and deadlines and full election timetable documents below for a full list of relevant dates and deadlines.
Dates and deadlines
A briefing session for potential candidates and agents will be held on Tuesday 2 May at 18:00, at:
The Silverlink North
Cobalt Business Park
For further information and to book your place on this session please contact:
Telephone: (0191) 643 5358
Further information will be added to this page as it becomes available.