Candidates and Agents

Candidates & Agents

This webpage provides basic information on standing as a candidate at the next UK Parliamentary General Election (UKPGE) in Great Britain.

Please find below information for candidates and agents, produced by the Electoral Commission, which provides practical advice and guidance for anyone who wants to stand as a candidate or act as an agent at the forthcoming UK Parliamentary General Election.

If you would like to discuss becoming a candidate, please do not hesitate to contact Miss Clare Sim – Senior Electoral Services Officer for an informal discussion on (01639) 763180 or

Can you Stand for Election?
Standing as an Independent Candidate
Standing as a Party Candidate
Spending and Donations
The Campaign
Your Right to Attend Key Electoral Events
After the Declaration of Results