All-out elections for the Court of Common Council will be taking place in March next year. The timetable for these elections can be found on the City Corporation website: https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/about-us/voting-elections/common-council-elections

The deadline to be on the Ward List, the simplest way to qualify to be a candidate for Common Council, is on 16 December. If you work in the City, please visit www.speakforthecity.com to request a vote at your organisation and we will follow up with you. If you are a resident, please email electoralservices@cityoflondon.gov.uk to be sent a registration form.

Please also see below an invitation to an informal reception on 25 November for those interested in standing for election next year, where you can find out a little more about the City Corporation, the role of our elected members, and the process of election. We would be delighted if you were able to attend.

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Stand for the City Reception 

If you’re passionate about the City – we need you! Ahead of next year’s City elections, the City of London Corporation is committed to ensuring we reflect the City we serve – and are encouraging people from all professions and backgrounds to consider putting themselves forward for election.

Whether you have stood for election in the past, or have never previously considered it, this informal reception is a chance for you to find out more about the City Corporation, what being an elected member involves and how to become a candidate.

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

Time: 17.30-19.30

Venue: Livery Hall, 71 Basinghall Street, London EC2V 7HH

Light refreshments will be provided

If you wish to attend, please email pro.events@cityoflondon.gov.uk no later than Friday 12 November.

One of the best ways to ensure you’re eligible to stand as a candidate is to register to vote. Request a vote at your organisation today at www.speakforthecity.com.