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How to stand in an election

Information if you wish to stand as a candidate in an election

To stand for election, whether as a councillor, an MP (Member of Parliament), an MEP (Member of the European Parliament), Mayor of London, or as a Member of the GLA (Greater London Authority), you must first be nominated as a candidate.

Learn how the nomination process works

Information about standing as a candidate on the Electoral Commission website

It is very important to understand the nomination process, as failure to comply with all the requirements and the very tight timescales will result in your nomination being disallowed.

Contact Electoral Services

Waltham Forest Town Hall

Forest Road
E17 4JF