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Local Council Elections Thursday 2nd May 2019



Nomination Papers are available on the Council website and from 1st March 2019 by hard copy from First Floor, Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn BT27 4RL between the hours of 9.30am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 4.30pm, Monday – Friday.

Electoral Registers for the relevant DEA will be available (in Paper or Data Format) from 1st March 2019.

Candidates must complete and submit Form 4 (Electoral Register/AV List request) to the DRO to obtain a copy of the Register (one per candidate). Registers can only be collected in person at the times outlined above.

Prospective candidates also have the opportunities to have completed nomination papers checked from Tuesday 19th February to Friday 22 March 2019 by appointment by contacting carmel.connolly@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk or telephone Carmel Connolly 028 9250 9265.

The DRO will be available to take nominations in accordance with the dates and  times outlined in the Guide for Candidates & Agents. It is recommended that candidates make an appointment for this by contacting carmel.connolly@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk or telephone Carmel Connolly 028 9250 9265.

Details of Registration Clinics being held across Northern Ireland are available by clicking here.

Local Council Elections are scheduled to be held in Northern Ireland on Thursday 2 May 2019.

The information in the links below provides anyone who wishes to stand as a candidate in the Local Government elections in the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council area with further information and relevant forms to be completed.

Local Council Elections 2019 - Guide for Candidates and Agents
Local Council Elections Form 1a - Nomination Paper
Local Council Elections Form 1b - Consent to Nomination
Local Council Elections Form 1c - Withdrawal of Candidate
Local Council Elections Form 2 - Request to Use Party Description-Emblem
Local Council Elections Form 3a - Notification of Election Agent
Local Council Elections Form 3b - Appointment of Polling Agent and Polling Agent Instructions
Local Council Elections Form 3c - Appointment of Counting Agents
Local Council Elections Form 3d - Appointment of Postal Vote Agents
Local Council Elections Form 4 - Electoral Register-AV List request
Local Council Elections Form 5 - Candidate Checklist
Local Council Elections - Notifications of Requirement of Secrecy (count)
Local Council Elections PO Pack - Code of Conduct
Local Council Elections PO Pack - Polling Staff Noficiation of Requirement of Secrecy
Local Council Elections - Notification of Rquirement of Secrecy (issue and receipt of postal ballot papers)
Candidate Letter - Local Government Elections 2019

For a copy of the Polling Stations per District Electoral Area (DEA) please click here.

For a copy of the Lisburn and Castlereagh Polling Station Scheme 2019 please click here.