The Cambridge & South East Cambs

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Standing as a Candidate

We are looking for candidates for local councillors across this region for the 2016 local elections.

How to become a UKIP candidate

We are always in need of people who are willing to bring UKIP values into local decision-making, cutting through the red tape and waste that is all too prevalent nowadays.

General information


Obviously, first of all you must belong to UKIP.

If you would like to stand for UKIP in a local election at Cambridge City, District or County level, please call Martin Hale on 01954 261369 who will be delighted to talk to you.

  • To stand for a District/City seat you must be on the electoral register in that district and fulfill local residency qualifications.

  • To stand for a County seat you must be on the electoral register within the county and fulfill county residency qualifications.

All of this will be explained to you and we will help you to follow the correct procedures.

Cambridge City

Map of the 14 Cambridge City wards
There are 14 wards in Cambridge with 3 district council seats per ward, making 42 city Councillors in all.

A Councillor's term is for four years. One of the three seats on the City Council is elected each year (2018,2019), followed by one year without election when the County Council County Council election takes place instead (2017).

East Cambs District Council

East Cambs District Council Map
The Council has 39 elected Members drawn from 19 wards.

East Cambridgeshire operates the 'alternative arrangements' form of political management, with cross-party representation in a series of Committees. Councillors are elected for four-year terms and are elected all together.

The next election will be in 2019.

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Becoming a Councillor

South Cambs District Council Wards

South Cambs Map
The council consists of 57 councillors, representing 34 electoral wards.

One third of the District Council is elected each year (2018,2019), followed by one year without election when the County Council election takes place instead (2017).

Info: Do you want to be a District Councillor?
Info: Do you want to be a County Councillor?

Our 'branch' Divisional vacancies to represent UKIP in the 2017 County Elections: TBA
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