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Information for candidates

How do I stand as a candidate for town and parish election?

If you meet the criteria you can stand for election by completing a nomination pack for the relevant election.

If an election is contested (there are more nominations than seats available), an election (poll) will then take place on a specified date for people to decide who they wish to vote for.

Nomination packs and other information for candidates will appear below as and when an election is called. If you're unable to print the forms please contact the electoral services team and we will post the forms to you:

Due to changes in the nomination arrangements and requirements because of the coronavirus pandemic, nomination forms are currently being amended and will be published here in the near future.

Nomination Pack - Beverley Town Council Minster South Ward (pdf 627kb)

Nomination Pack - Withernsea Town Council North and South Wards (pdf 651kb)

How do I stand as a candidate for ward elections?

If you meet the criteria you can stand for election by completing a nomination pack for the relevant election.

If an election is contested (there are more nominations than seats available), an election (poll) will then take place on a specified date for people to decide who they wish to vote for.

Nomination packs and other information for candidates will appear below as and when an election is called. If you're unable to print the forms please contact the electoral services team and we will post the forms to you.

Due to changes in the nomination arrangements and requirements because of the coronavirus pandemic, nomination forms are currently being amended and will be published here in the near future.

Local Government Nomination pack incl election agent notification form

How do I stand as a candidate for parliamentary elections?

If you meet the criteria you can stand for election by completing a nomination pack for the relevant election.

If an election is contested (there are more nominations than seats available), an election (poll) will then take place on a specified date for people to decide who they wish to vote for.

Nomination packs and other information for candidates will appear below as and when an election is called. If you're unable to print the forms please contact the electoral services team and we will post the forms to you.

How do I stand as a candidate for police and crime commissioner elections?

If you meet the criteria you can stand for election by completing a nomination pack for the relevant election.

If an election is contested (there are more nominations than seats available), an election (poll) will then take place on a specified date for people to decide who they wish to vote for.

Nomination packs and other information for candidates will appear below as and when an election is called. If you're unable to print the forms please contact the electoral services team and we will post the forms to you.

Due to changes in the nomination arrangements and requirements because of the coronavirus pandemic, nomination forms are currently being amended and will be published here in the near future.

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