How to become a local Councillor

The Guide for Candidates (pdf) is a comprehensive guide to the process of becoming a local Councillor with Harlow Council. The guide includes details of election law and guidelines for prospective candidates.

More information on becoming a candidate can be found on the Electoral Commission website. The Electoral Commission produces a candidate's guide for every election, together with full details about necessary policies and expenses etc.

If you have any more questions please contact: Harlow Council Elections Officer Karen Brandon, Elections Office - 01279 446043.