Monday, 8 April 2013

List Of Election Candidates for Cambridgeshire County Council Election on May 2nd Published

A full list of candidates standing in the County Council elections on May 2 has now been published.

A total of 294 candidates are contesting the 69 seats on the Council - all of which are up for election in May. Of the present County Councillors, 21 are not standing for re-election.

The full list of candidates can be found in the PDF below (via Google Drive):

Cambridgeshire County Council Elections 2013 Statement of Persons Nominated

Residents of Cambridgeshire wishing to vote in the elections are being reminded that they must be registered first. Paying Council Tax does not automatically register the individual to vote, if you live in Bar Hill (in South Cambridgeshire) you need to complete the following form on the District Councils website;

Voter Registration Form - South Cambridgeshire District Council 2013

Potential voters have until 17th April to register.

If you would like to register for a postal vote then the form you need to complete is here. You do not need to be "away" in order to register to vote by post, the aim is to increase voter turnout by making voting more convenient so if you think you would benefit then please apply.