Be a Councillor

Make a difference for Cornwall and stand to become a councillor

Cornwall Council has 122* electoral divisions - that is 123 Councillors covering the whole of Cornwall. Could you be one of them that stands in the next Cornwall Council election on Thursday 4 May 2017?

(*Bude electoral division will elect two Councillors)

The previous elections were held on Thursday 2 May 2013. Please look on our election results page to see the full results.

Want to find out more?

If you want to find out more about becoming a Councillor see the information leaflets and helpful links below.

Close of nominations

Close of nominations to stand to be a Cornwall Councillor closes on 12 noon on 4 April 2017. If you want a nomination pack please phone one of the following numbers:-

  • Sharon Richards on 01209 614298
  • John Simmons on 01579 341533

You can read more here: guidance for candidates and agents.

Request for further information

If you would like to be sent further information on being a councillor and any information events as they become available please forward your contact details to Democratic Services using the contact details on the right hand side.