There are a few important dates for residents to remember in the run-up to the Bury Council elections on 3 May.
- If you want to stand as a candidate, the deadline is 4pm on Friday 6 April.
- The latest you can register to vote is 17 April.
- If you want a postal vote, you must request one by 5pm on 18 April.
- The deadline for requesting a proxy vote, where someone else votes on your behalf, is 5pm on 25 April.
One third of the 51 council seats are up for election in the 3 May poll.
For more details, go to https://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=14153 or call the elections office on 0161 253 5252.
Press release issued: 3 April 2018.