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Candidate information


A briefing for candidates and agents is to be held:

  • When: Wednesday, 3 May at 5.30pm
  • Where: Room G1, HQ, 58 Nicholas St, Chester, CH1 2NP

The briefing is to advise potential candidates and agents about the nomination process for the forthcoming General Election and to hand out nomination packs to anyone wishing to stand.

The (Acting) Returning Officer, Gerald Meehan will also be on hand to answer any enquiries regarding the nomination process.

Candidates are required to submit a deposit of £500 with their nomination papers before they can be validly accepted. Deposits can be paid using a debit or credit card, cash or via BACS transfer, deposits cannot be paid by cheque or CHAPS, if you wish to pay using BACS please contact the elections office to request the bank details:

Standing for election

Guidance for candidates and agents is available on the Electoral Commission website. This information covers both party candidates and those standing independently:


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