Information for candidates

Key Dates and Information for Candidates (All Elections)

A schedule of the key dates and events for all elections taking place on Thursday, 6 May 2021 is available here.

Nominations for the elections on Thursday, 6 May 2021 closed on Thursday, 8 April 2021.

The presentation given at the post-nomination Candidate and Agent briefings is available here. 

Important Information for all candidates

Briefing packs for District Council candidates are available here.

Briefing packs for Town and Parish Council candidates are available here.

Highways Poster Material and Leafleting Guidance – is available here.

New Member Induction Programme information – is available here.

West Yorkshire Mayoral Election

Candidates for the West Yorkshire Combined Authority Mayoral election need to liaise with Leeds City Council.  More information about the election can be found here.

Further guidance

Full guidance for candidates and agents can be found on the Electoral Commission website by following the link below:

www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/candidate-or-agent

Contact us

Electoral Services Office

County Hall
Wakefield
WF1 2QW

01924 305023