Voter ID will be required to vote in the upcoming elections in May. To ensure you have the correct form of Voter ID please see the Voter ID Resource which gives full details.
MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A GODALMING TOWN COUNCILLOR
If you care about Godalming and are passionate about our community, we need you. Join us and make a local change.
WHAT DO LOCAL COUNCILS DO?
Godalming Town Council has an overall responsibility for the wellbeing of our local community. The Council’s work falls into three main categories:
- Delivery of Services
- Improve quality of life for residents
- Give communities a democratic voice
BECOMING A LOCAL COUNCILLOR
As a local Councillor you can become a voice for your community and make a real change. Councillors are community leaders and represent the interests of the communities they serve. Local councillors have three main responsibilities:
- Getting involved locally
To stand for election to a local council you must:
- Be a UK or Commonwealth citizen; or be a citizen of the Republic of Ireland; or be a citizen of another Member State of the European Union
- Be at least 18 years old
- Be an elector of the local council; or in the past 12 months occupied land or other premises in the area the local council serves (as owner or tenant); or work in the area local council serves (as your principal or only place of work); or live within three miles of the local council boundary.
If you are interested contact the Council on: 01483 523575
Guidance Documents and Information for the Local Council Elections - 2023
NOTICE OF ELECTION
Notice of Election – Borough May 2023
Notice of Election – Parish May 2023
GUIDANCE FOR CANDIDATES
Guidance Documents for Candidates are available on The Electoral Commission’s website.