Be a Councillor
County Hall, Truro TR1 3AY
Saturday 28 January 2017 from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
If you care about the area that you live or work in and the issues facing local people, have you considered standing to be a Cornwall, City, Town of Parish 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.
- Would you stand for it?–The role of a Cornwall Councillor
- How we support you stand for it– How we support Cornwall Councillors
- What to expect when you stand for it – Election day, the count
- How you can stand for it– How to become a Cornwall Councillor
- The Local Government Association have also produced useful information and materials to help you to become a Councillor.
- Contact details for local political groups
- Find out about the Council's current membership and the political balance
Close of nominations
Close of nominations to stand to be a Cornwall Councillor closes at 4pm 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.