Local Government Elections 2023

Local Government Elections 2023

The Local Government Elections are scheduled to take place on Thursday 18 May 2023. Polling Day will be on Thursday 18 May 2023 with the Election Count being held on Friday 19 May and Saturday 20 May 2023.

Guidance – Candidates and Agents can access guidance and forms on the Electoral Office for NI website.

Individual links to important information are listed below.

To Register to Vote please click on this link.

To apply to vote by post or proxy, please click on this link.

To Apply for Electoral Identity Card, please click on the link.

To access Information for Candidates and Agents, please click on the link.

Pre-Election Seminars are also available for Candidates and Agents. For further information, and details on how to book, please click on this link.

Electoral Commission guidance on Candidate Spending is also available – Local government elections in Northern Ireland  Electoral Commission

Nomination Papers

Nomination Papers are available to download from the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland website.

Nomination papers can also be obtained from the Council Offices, Mountjoy Road, Omagh, BT79 7BL or the Council Offices, Townhall, 2 Townhall Street, Enniskillen, BT74 7BA. Requests for nomination papers can be submitted by email at elections@fermanaghomagh.com.

Nomination papers may be delivered to Alison McCullagh, Deputy Returning Officer at the Council Offices at (i) The Grange, Mountjoy Road, Omagh, Co Tyrone, BT79 7BL or (ii) Townhall, 2 Townhall Street, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, BT74 7BA between 10.00am and 4.00pm on Wednesday 12 April, Thursday 13 April, Friday 14 April, Monday 17 April, Tuesday 18 April, Wednesday 19 April, Thursday 20 April and Friday 21 April 2023 and from 10.00am to 1.00pm on Monday 24 April 2023.

Candidates are encouraged to reserve an appointment to nominate in advance and appointments can be reserved by email at elections@fermanaghomagh.com or by contacting Peter Donaghey or Jill Patton by telephone on 0300 303 1777 Ext 20204 or 21944.

Notice of Issue and Opening of Postal Votes.  

Details on the issuing and opening of postal votes for the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area are available here.

Please Note: Further information pertaining to the Local Government Elections 2023 will be added to this page as and when it becomes available.