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Cornwall Council publishes information about how to stand for election to be a Cornwall Councillor

On 4 May 2017, elections will be held across Cornwall for all the seats on Cornwall Council. This will be 4 years from the previous elections in 2013.

You can stand as a candidate if:

  • You are at least 18 years old, and
  • A British citizen, a qualifying Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any member state of the European Union, and
  • Be a registered elector in Cornwall or have another residency or work qualification associated with Cornwall

Full details of qualification criteria and other information about the process of standing for election and what to expect if you were elected can be found on the Cornwall Council website at Be a Councillor.


August 2016


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