County Council elections take place every four years. The next County Council elections are on 4 May 2017.
Register to vote
You need to be registered to vote in UK elections and referendums. The deadline for registering to vote in this election was 13 April 2017.
About my Vote has further information about why you should vote, the different ways you can do it and where you can do it.
To find your nearest polling station, please contact the borough or district council that you live in.
Find your councillor
Find your local candidates
You can find out who is running for election in your area by selecting your ward/electoral division.
Become a councillor
If you would like to find out more about the role of a councillor and how to get involved, see Becoming a councillor. The page includes information on who can stand for election, how to apply, training, expenses and the answers to other frequently asked questions.