Current & future elections

District and Parish Elections - Thursday 2 May 2019

Elections to Cotswold District Council will take place on Thursday 2 May.  All 34 councillors are to be elected across 32 wards.

Elections to all Parish and Town Councils will also take place on 2 May, with 606 seats to be decided.

How to be candidate

The election process begins with the publication of Notices of Election on 18 March for the District, Parish and Town Councils.

To be a candidate at any of these elections, you must deliver completed nomination papers and supporting documents by hand to the Returning Officer at the Council Offices, Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX by 4 pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019.  However, your nomination can be submitted at any time from 19 March.

To ensure your nomination is valid, the Elections Team can check the details informally for you.  If you would like to make an appointment to do this, please contact the Elections Team.

Nomination paper packs are now available for download.  Please contact us if you would like a paper copy sent to you.  Please see:

Information for voters

For information on registration and voting, please see our


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Cotswold District Council
Trinity Road