Results for the County Council elections held on the 4th May 2017 are available. 

Results for the Community/Town Council elections held on the 4th May 2017 are available. 

On the 4th May 2017, elections will be held to elect councillors to represent you at County and Community/Town Councils throughout Monmouthshire.

There are 43 County Council seats that cover 42 County areas available for election. At Community/Town council level there are 356 seats which cover 119 wards. All wards are incorporated into one of 33 Community/Town Councils. A breakdown of the areas is available.

Frequently asked questions for electors is available here

Notices

Statement of Persons Nominated – County Council

Statement of Persons Nominated – Community-Town Council

Notice of Poll – County Council

Notice of Poll – Community Council

Notice of Uncontested Election – Community – Town Council

Notice of Election Agents – County Council

Notice of Election – Community/Town Council

Notice of Election – County Council

Thinking of becoming a councillor?

Want to make a difference in your community and have a say in local decisions?

Thinking of becoming a councillor but want more information?

In order to stand for election you will need to submit a nomination paper  by 4pm on 4th April 2017.

Guidance on standing for election, including nomination papers, as well information on the role of a councillor is available or you can contact the elections office on 01633 644212 or email elections@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Briefing sessions for potential candidates will be held on the 26th and 31st January 2017 at 6pm in the Council Chamber, County Hall, Usk, The Rhadyr, NP15 1GA.

Need more information on the role of a councillor?

The Welsh Local Government Association have produced guidance on the role of a councillor and the commitments needed to to fulfill the role. 

Not sure how the Council works? Guidance is available on the various committees and the decision making process of the Council to help you gain an understanding. 

The Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales are responsible for setting the amount of remuneration that Councillors receive and information on that is available