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Candidate information 2019

Below are all the documents to read or complete and return as appropriate to stand for election for the District Council or a Parish/Town Council within East Hertfordshire on 2nd May 2019.

You should refer to the additional guidance on standing for election and running your campaign as issued by the Electoral Commission - Local Elections in England for the District election and Parish and Community Councils in England for the Parish/Town Council elections.

District Elections

Please see the following Completed EXAMPLE District Nomination Form [371KB]  for more guidance

Nomination Pack covering letter - District Candidates [63KB]

Nomination Pack - DISTRICT 2019 [95KB]

Please note the proposed induction programme for all new and returning elected members. 

All elected members are to attend an Induction Day on Saturday 11th May from 8:30-17:00. 

Following the first Council meeting, which is on Wednesday 15th May (Starting at 19:00), the elected Members' Induction Programme will then continue with training sessions and briefings being held on a number of evenings through May, June,  July and September to which all elected members will be asked to attend. 

If you are given a committee role, then in addition to the all-member briefings, you will also be asked to attend one or more roll-related training evenings.

For further details and a programme of events, please see the Member Induction Day [179KB]  and  Member Induction Programme [145KB]  documents


Please see the following Completed EXAMPLE Parish Nomination Form [623KB]  for more guidance

Nomination Pack covering letter for Parish Candidates [63KB]

Nomination Pack - PARISH [89KB]


Nomination Pack Contents

Election Timetable can be found within the Local Elections 2019 page

Notice of withdrawal [17KB]

Secrecy Requirements [22KB]

Request for register of electors form [20KB]

Request for absent voters list [20KB]  

Tellers [47KB]  

Code of Conduct [226KB]  

Agent information

Polling Agents, Postal Agents and Counting Agents will need to fill in forms that can be found within the  page


Expenses Limit -

Declaration by candidates to election expenses form [20KB]

Declaration by agents to election expenses form [18KB]

Expenses [89KB]