Manchester City Council

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Our hearts go out to the people of Halle in Germany, in the wake of the terrible attack on Wednesday 9 October .

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Candidates list for 2019 local elections revealed

A full list of candidates standing in Manchester’s local elections on 2 May has now been published.

In total 33 elected member places on the Council will be contested – one in each of the city’s 32 wards (representing one third of the council) - plus an additional vacancy in Fallowfield ward where a sitting councillor has stepped down. 

Find a full list of candidates here.

Voters are being urged to make sure they are registered so they can have their democratic say.

People will not be able to vote in local elections unless they have registered to vote by Friday 12 April.

Anyone who is on the electoral register can also choose to register to vote by post. Applications for a postal vote in the forthcoming local elections must be received by 5pm on Monday 15 April.

The count and declaration of results for the local elections will take place the day after polling day, on Friday 3 May.

Registration is a quick and easy process. If you are not already registered visit
You will just need your date of birth and national insurance number. 

If you need further information go to, email or call (0161) 2341212.

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