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Notices of Election

Friday, March 24, 2017 

The Notices of Election for the 2017 County Council elections have now been published.


Could you be a Councillor and stand for what you believe in?

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Lancashire County Council is reminding people interested in standing as candidates for the Council election in May of the deadlines to register their interest.

Nominations open after 24 March, when the election is formally called, and close at 4pm on 4 April. Forms can be obtained from your local district elections office. Details are available at www.lancashire.gov.uk/elections

The county council is holding local elections on 4 May and new candidates are needed to represent their areas. There will be 84 seats available to cover all of Lancashire.

If you want more information on what's involved in being a councillor and whether it might be right for you, visit www.beacouncillor.co.uk/lancashire

Lancashire residents are also reminded to make sure they are registered to vote so they can have their say at the election. If you've never voted before or haven't voted for a while, or have recently changed name or address, you may not be registered to vote.

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming elections is 13 April 2017.

To register to vote, update your details on the electoral register or apply for a postal or proxy vote, please visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

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