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Democracy in Devon

Who can be a councillor

  • A British or Commonwealth citizen
  • You are 18 or older on the day of nomination
  • You have work connections or property in Devon
Video case studies of people who became councillors

Why become a councillor

Please note that this video was recorded before the COVID-19 pandemic

Why become a councillor

I had a lot of friends who said you always talk the talk, but can I walk the walk... So I was quite surprised and actually very grateful that people had built trust and belief in me to actually do the right thing.
Lady on a conference call

Stand for your community

Resources and guidance about where to start if you would like to stand for the 6th May 2021 elections