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District council elections 2018

Elections are to be held for all 51 District Council seats on Thursday 3 May 2018. The poll will take place on Thursday, 3 May 2018, between the hours of 7am and 10pm.

The nomination period has now closed. The candidates for each ward are listed in the Statement of Persons Nominated for the relevant ward.

Election notices

Find out which ward you live in

Ward Number of councillors
to be elected
Statement of Persons Nominated Appointment of Election Agents Notice of Poll
Ambleside &
Grasmere
Two Statement of Persons Nominated Ambleside & Grasmere (PDF/27KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Ambleside & Grasmere (PDF/34KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Ambleside & Grasmere (PDF/24KB/1 page)
Arnside &
Milnthorpe
Three Statement of Persons Nominated Arnside & Milnthorpe (PDF/29KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Arnside & Milnthorpe (PDF/26KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Arnside & Milnthorpe (PDF/21KB/1 page)
Bowness &
Levens
Three Statement of Persons Nominated Bowness & Levens (PDF/41KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Bowness & Levens (PDF/26KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Bowness & Levens (PDF/23/1 page)
Broughton &
Coniston
Three Statement of Persons Nominated Broughton & Coniston (PDF/31KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Broughton & Coniston (PDF/27KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Broughton & Coniston (PDF/17KB/1 page)
Burton & Crooklands Three Statement of Persons Nominated Burton & Crooklands (PDF/30KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Burton & Crooklands (PDF/26KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Burton & Crooklands (PDF/21KB/1 page)
Cartmel Two Statement of Persons Nominated Cartmel (PDF/26KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Cartmel (PDF/23KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Cartmel (PDF/19KB/1 page)
Furness Peninsula Three Statement of Persons Nominated Furness Peninsula (PDF/41KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Furness Peninsula (PDF/26KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Furness Peninsula (PDF/22KB/1 page)
Grange Three Statement of Persons Nominated Grange (PDF/29KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Grange (PDF/25KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Grange (PDF/20KB/1 page)
Kendal East Three Statement of Persons Nominated Kendal East (PDF/30KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Kendal East (PDF/27KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal East (PDF/21KB/1 page)
Kendal North Two Statement of Persons Nominated Kendal North (PDF/36KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Kendal North (PDF/24KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal North (PDF/20KB/1 page)
Kendal Rural Three Statement of Persons Nominated Kendal Rural (PDF/30KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Kendal Rural (PDF/26KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal Rural (PDF/21KB/1 page)
Kendal South & Natland Three Statement of Persons Nominated Kendal South & Natland (PDF/31KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Kendal South & Natland (PDF/27KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal South & Natland (PDF/23KB/1 page)
Kendal Town Three Statement of Persons Nominated Kendal Town (PDF/31KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Kendal Town (PDF/27KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal Town (PDF/22KB/1 page)
Kendal West Three Statement of Persons Nominated Kendal West (PDF/30KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Kendal West (PDF/27KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Kendal West (PDF/21KB/1 page)
Sedbergh &
Kirkby Lonsdale
Three Statement of Persons Nominated Sedbergh & Kirkby Lonsdale (PDF/29KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Sedbergh & Kirkby Lonsdale (PDF/26KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Sedbergh & Kirkby Lonsdale (PDF/21KB/1 page)
Ulverston East Three Statement of Persons Nominated Ulverston East (PDF/26KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Ulverston East (PDF/27KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Ulverston East (PDF/19KB/1 page)
Ulverston West Three Statement of Persons Nominated Ulverston West (PDF/28KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Ulverston West  (PDF/25KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Ulverston West (PDF/20KB/1 page)
Windermere Three Statement of Persons Nominated Windermere (PDF/21KB/1 page) Appointment of Election Agents Windermere (PDF/25KB/1 page) Notice of Poll Ulverston West (PDF/21KB/1 page)

Notice of Election District Elections (PDF/30.7 KB/2 pages)

We have also published Statement of Persons Nominated for the parish council elections.

Registering to vote and absent voting

The deadline to register in time to vote in the elections on 3 May has passed. If you have recently moved and are still registered at another address within the South Lakeland area, please contact the Electoral Services team as you may be able to vote from your old address.

The deadline to apply for a postal vote, change an existing postal vote or cancel a postal vote has passed.

Applications to vote by proxy must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 25 April 2018.

Emergency proxy applications must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 3 May, which is polling day. Emergency proxy votes are only available if you are physically incapable of attending the polling station because of a medical emergency or disability, or for work/service/occupation reasons. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 25 April. To apply on the grounds of work/service/occupation, you must have become aware that you can't go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Wednesday, 25 April.