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Information for candidates and agents

Ballot Box

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

Nomination packs

Nomination packs to stand for the local elections on 2 May will be available from the Elections Team from 4 March 2019.

Candidates and agents briefing sessions

These sessions will provide an outline of the electoral process, key deadlines and how to complete the nomination forms.

  • 4 March 2019 at 6pm: Wyvern House, The Drumber, Winsford, CW7 1AH
  • 5 March 2019 at 6pm: The Turf, Chester Racecourse, New Crane St, Chester, CH1 2LY    
  • 6 March 2019 at 6pm: Civic Hall, Civic Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0AZ

Nomination packs will also be available to collect at these briefing sessions.

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. 

For more information on being a Councillor at Cheshire West and Chester Council visit:

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