Standing as a candidate for an election
If you want to stand as a candidate in an election, you will find all the information you need on the site provided by the Electoral Commission.
The guidance for elections covers:
- standing for election
- accepting donations
- spending money
- your rights as a candidate, including access to election proceedings
- reporting after the election
If you are aged 18 and a British citizen, you can stand for local election subject to further criteria which is listed here.