From 4 May 2023, voters in Wales will need to show photo ID to vote at polling stations in some elections.
Here you will find details on Election Results
When Councillors are elected for the first time, it takes a while to understand what the Council does and their role within it.
If a councillor leaves their seat during the course of their term, a casual vacancy occurs.
A seat can become vacant in different ways. It can be due to the resignation of a councillor, the passing away of a councillor, the disqualification (or ceasing to be qualified) of a councillor, or a failure to take up office after being elected.
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Here you will find details on registering to vote.
The County Council is split into a number of electoral wards that Councillors represent. For the 2022 elections there will be new wards.
Voters who cannot attend a polling station to vote can request a postal vote
Voters who cannot attend a polling station or vote by post can appoint someone else to vote on their behalf
All candidates standing in local government elections in May will be asked to make a Fair Campaign Pledge if proposals at the full Council meeting on 24 February, 2022 are approved.
The electoral register and the 'open' register
Privacy Notice Electoral Registration Officer / Returning Officer
Election expenses means the money that candidates and political parties spend on items and services during an election campaign.
If a councillor leaves their seat during the course of their term, a casual vacancy occurs
If you want to stand for election there are statutory processes that you need to follow. More information on standing for election is available here