Election information 2017

How do I stand for Election as a Parliamentary Candidate?

Information about the process for standing for election as a Parliamentary Candidate is available on the Electoral Commission website.

A Candidate and Agent Briefing was held on Saturday 6th May. Here are the slides from the presentation.

When will votes be counted?

Counting of votes will take place following close of poll at 10.00pm on Thursday 8th June for the Derby North, Derby South and Mid Derbyshire constituencies.

Results are likely to be available on the morning of Friday 9th June.


Standing as a candidate in Derby City local elections

If you care about the area you live in and want to get more involved in tackling issues faced by your community, you might want to think about standing as a councillor at Local Council Elections.

Our PDF guide 'Ever thought of becoming a councillor? explains what councillors do and how to become a councillor. You can get more information from the Be a Councillor and the Electoral Commission websites.

  • Candidates must be aged 18 or over on the date they are nominated.
  • To be nominated, the candidate needs 10 supporting signatures from electors on the relevant electoral register
  • The candidate must fill in a 'consent to nomination' form - otherwise the nomination is not valid.

The next citywide elections will take place on Thursday 3rd May 2018 between 7.00am-10.00pm.

More information on standing for election


European Parliamentary Election – Resignation of MEPs for East Midlands Region

We have been advised by the Regional Returning Officer that two MEPs have resigned from their role: Andrew Lewer (Conservative) and Roger Helmer (UKIP).

As a result, Rupert Matthews (Conservative Party) and Jonathan Bullock (UKIP) have been declared MEPs for the East Midlands Region by the Regional Returning Officer. 

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