The Electoral Services team organises all elections held across the borough. These include referendums, local elections for parish, borough and county, as well as Parliamentary and European elections.
The annual canvass of voters and resulting updates to the register of electors for Charnwood is also organised by this team.
Loughborough Shelthorpe Ward by-election August 3, 2017
Please find below information for the Loughborough Shelthorpe by-election.
- Notice of Vacancy - Loughborough Shelthorpe Ward (PDF Document, 0.26 Mb)
- Notice of Election - Loughborough Shelthorpe Ward (PDF Document, 0.44 Mb)
General Election, 2017
A UK Parliamentary General Election will be held on Thursday June 8, 2017 following the publication of the Notice of Election. In Charnwood voting will take place for two parliamentary seats: Charnwood and Loughborough. The notice of election for both can be found below.
- Notice of election for Loughborough constituency (PDF Document, 0.42 Mb)
- Statement of persons nominated - Loughborough (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)
- Notice of Election Agents - Loughborough, 2017 (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)
- Polling stations in Loughborough
- General Election 2017 declaration of results - Loughborough (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)
- Notice of election for Charnwood constituency (PDF Document, 0.42 Mb)
- Statement of persons nominated - Charnwood (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)
- Notice of Election Agents - Charnwood, 2017 (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)
- Polling stations in Charnwood
- General Election 2017 declaration of results - Charnwood (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)
Future elections in Charnwood
Below is some useful information about future elections in Charnwood:
- 2017 - Thursday, June 8 - General Election
General information about Charnwood elections
- Local Government Elections are held every four years
- Parliamentary Elections are held every five years
- European Parliamentary Elections are held every five years
- Police and Crime Commissioner Elections are held every four years
More details about these elections can be found on our types of elections page.
To stand for election, on the day of nomination, you must be:
- 18 or over
- Be a UK, EU or Commonwealth citizen
- Be registered to vote in or have either worked or lived in the area for one year
You cannot be a candidate if at the time of your nomination and on the day of the election:
- You work for the council
- You hold a politically restricted post for another local authority
- You are bankrupt
- You have served a prison sentence (or suspended sentence) of three months in the past five years
- You have been disqualified under any legislation relating to corrupt or illegal practices
The Electoral Commission website provides guidance and resources for candidates and agents for local elections.
Last updated: Tue 27th June, 2017 @ 09:31