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District Council elections

Elections are held every 4 years for the 37 councillors who represent the 25 wards making up Harborough District Council. View a map of the district wards.

Election results

View the results of the district council elections held on 7 May 2015.

Election Timetable

 Date  Event

23 March 2015

Nomination packs available

30 March 2015

Notice of Election published

Completed nomination papers can be accepted by Returning Officer

4pm, 9 April 2015

Deadline for delivery of nomination papers

Deadline for withdrawals of nomination

Deadline for notification of appointment of election agent

4pm, 10 April 2015

Publication of  Statement of persons nominated Harborough District Council 2015 (PDF, 189KB)

Publication of Notice of election agents - district area (PDF, 130KB)

28 April 2015

Publication of notice of poll

29 April 2015

Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agents

7 May 2015

Polling day (7am to 10pm)

Verification of votes

8 May 2015

Counting of votes

12 June 2015

Deadline for delivery of return as to election expenses

The Electoral Commission publish detailed guidance on the elections process for candidates and agents.

The Local Government Association has published advice on becoming a councillor.