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Guide: How to stand for Election - Information for Candidates
- Part 1The County Council
- Part 2The County Councillor's Role
- Part 3Political Parties
- Part 4Independent Councillors
- Part 5Life as a Councillor
- Part 6Ethics and Standards
- Part 7Local Government in Devon
- Part 8Who Knows Where The Time Goes
- Part 9The Basics
- Part 10The County Hall Campus
- Part 11Services for Members of the Council
If you plan to stand for the County Council as an independent councillor, your local District or City Council’s Electoral Registration Officer can advise you about what you’ll need to do to get your name on the ballot.
You can find out more information on The Independent Group on the Local Government Association website
Further information and advice is available from:
LGA Independent Group
Local Government House
18 Smith Square
Phone: 020 7664 3224
In addition, there is additional guidance for Independent Councillors with corresponding advice outlining a range of support mechanisms to members.