Registered Political Parties & Prospective Candidates and Agents


Nominations open on Tuesday 9 October 2012 and close at 12 noon on Friday 19 October. Further key dates can be found in the election timetable.

Please see FAQs for additional information regarding Electoral registers

The Electoral Commission's guidance for candidates and agents can be found here.

A briefing for candidates and agents will be held after close of nominations. If you would like to be kept informed of further details please email:

Nominations packs are now available from Room 134 of Manchester Town Hall or by emailing

Please contact the Office of the Police Area Returning Officer for further information regarding the submission of Candidates Addresses. The form you should use is available here.