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#SomersetVotes tomorrow

Thousands of Somerset residents will be making their way to the ballot box for the County Council elections tomorrow (5 May 2022). Some 434,000-plus residents are eligible to vote for two of the 337 prospective councillors vying for their support today with 110 seats available across the county as Somerset prepares for the biggest change in […]

Polls open in just one week

Voters in Somerset will be heading for the polls in just a week’s time – and will be able to cast their vote for two candidates in the County Council election on 5 May. This year’s election is different as 110 councillors will be elected – two in each of the 55 divisions – as […]

Nominations for election published

The full list of people standing for election to Somerset County Council on 5 May has been published. There are 110 seats available across the county, two in the 55 divisions with voters able to cast two votes in each division – the area that councillors represent – on polling day. Yesterday (5 April) was […]

County Council elections: One week to go

More than 400,000 people could be making their way to the ballot box for the County Council elections which are now just a week away. Some 418,000 plus residents are registered to vote for one of the 230 prospective councillors vying for their support on 4 May, with 55 seats available across the county. A […]

Two weeks until Somerset goes to the polls

Somerset County Council is asking residents to “use the fourth” and to make sure they cast their vote in the local election on Thursday 4 May. With just two weeks to go until people vote for who they want to represent their community on the County Council, the authority is reminding everyone of the date […]

One week left to register to vote

Voters across Somerset are being urged to make sure they are on the register for the County Council elections next month. Residents will go to the polls on Thursday, 4 May, to have their say on who fills the 55 seats available on the Council. To be able to vote you have to be on […]

Nominations for County Council elections published

The full list of people standing for election to Somerset County Council next month has been published. There will be 55 seats available across the county when residents go to the polls on Thursday, 4 May and yesterday (4 April) was the deadline for candidates to formally submit their intention to stand for election. 230 […]

Last call for would-be councillors

Would-be County Councillors have just one week left to put themselves forward for Somerset County Council elections in May. The deadline for nominations is 4pm on Tuesday, 4 April and there are 55 seats available to be filled when the county goes to the ballot box on 4 May. Each seat is a chance to […]

Notice given for County Council elections

Formal notice has now been given for elections to Somerset County Council that will take place on Thursday, 4 May. There are 55 seats available across the county when residents go to the polls, each a chance to make a real difference to local communities and get involved in the huge range of services provided […]

May the fourth be with you?: Would-be County Councillors wanted

Passionate people looking to make a difference are being urged to stand for election to Somerset County Council. There are 55 seats available to be filled in the local elections on 4 May next year, each a chance to have a big impact in the local community and get involved in the huge range of […]