Information for candidates

Information for candidates

Briefing sessions for prospective candidates and election agents will be held at the following times:

  • Thursday 9 March, 6pm - CANCELLED
  • Tuesday 14 March, 6pm, Speedwell Rooms, Staveley
  • Thursday 23 March, 6pm, Chesterfield Town Hall, Committee Room 1

These sessions will cover arrangements for the election, including nominations, postal voting, polling day and the count.

Candidate Nominations open on Monday 27 March and will close on Tuesday 4 April.

Information on becoming a candidate together with nomination forms can be found on the Electoral Commission website.

Information on becoming a Parish/Town Councillor can be found on the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) website.

Please find below the nomination pack together with the other documents needed by candidates ahead of the election in May.

Nomination Pack PDF (PDF 278 KB)
Polling Agent Appointment Form PDF (PDF 98 KB)
Candidate Spending Limits PDF (PDF 75 KB)
Postal Voting Agent Appointment Form PDF (PDF 93 KB)
Counting Agent Appointment Form PDF (PDF 121 KB)
Register Request Form PDF (PDF 126 KB)
Absent Voters List Request Form PDF (PDF 140 KB)
Parish Nomination Pack PDF (PDF 249 KB)

Last updated on 09 March 2023