Pre-Election Seminars

28th February 2019

Local Council elections 2 May 2019

The Electoral Commission, in partnership with the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland and Royal Mail, is running three pre-election seminars for candidates and their agents taking part in the Local Council elections on 2 May 2019.

The seminars provide an opportunity to gain essential information on what is required to take part in the elections, including information on:

  • how to get nominated as a candidate
  • what your entitlements are as a candidate
  • how much you can spend and who you can accept donations from
  • what you need to report after the election
  • election literature and freepost

The seminars will take place on:

  • Monday 11 March 2019 in the Armagh City Hotel, 2 Friary Road, Armagh BT60 4FR at 6.30pm
  • Wednesday 13 March 2019 at 6:30pm in Belfast – venue to be confirmed
  • Wednesday 20 March 2019 in the Adair Suite at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown, BT80 8QS at 6.30 pm

Places at each of the seminars are limited so booking is essential. To confirm your attendance please call 028 9089 4020 or email: infonorthernireland@electoralcommission.org.uk