Political participants

Candidates and groups

Find out the 6 steps to being a candidate, or forming a group of candidates, at local council elections. Download nomination forms, register electoral material, and comply with funding and disclosure requirements.

Political parties

Information that political parties should know about nominating or endorsing candidates for local council elections.

Political donors

Rules and information for individuals and organisations who have made, or are considering making, political donations.

Third-party campaigners

Rules and information for individuals and organisations that intend to incur expenditure to promote or oppose a political party or candidate or influence the vote at an election.