Elections

The 2022 local authority elections will be held on Saturday, 8 October. Find everything you need to know about on our elections 2022 website.

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Key dates for the 2022 elections

15 July 2022    Candidate nominations open and roll opens for public inspection
15 July – 12 August 2022  Receipt of candidate nominations
12 August 2022 at 12 noon  Candidate nominations close and roll closes
17 August 2022  Public notice of candidates' names
16 – 21 September 2022  Voting documents delivered
16 September – 8 October 2022  Progressive roll scrutiny, special voting period, early processing  
8 October 2022 at 12 noon  Election day - voting closes midday. Preliminary results released.
13-19 October 2022  Declaration of results
October / November 2022   Elected members' swearing in ceremonies