Elections and voting

Become a councillor

To become a councillor, you'll need to stand for election.

Candidates that are standing for election can view the relevant guidance and forms from the Electoral Commission:

May election candidate guidance

Submitting your nomination form

The deadline to submit nomination papers has now passed. View our election notices to see who is standing for election.

Candidate and agent inductions

Candidate and agent briefings

The (Local) Returning Officer held virtual briefings via Microsoft Teams for candidates and agents in March.

View the code of conduct for campaigners and candidate imprints England and Wales 2021 [electoralcommission.org.uk].

Induction dates

All newly elected councillors to Buckinghamshire Council will be invited to a virtual member induction event on 12 May 2021.

Further details will be included in new member induction packs which will be handed to elected members at the counts upon being declared as elected.