Local Elections 2017
On 4th May 2017 elections will be held for Carmarthenshire County Council and your local Town and Community Council.
74 County Councillors are to be elected. These representatives shape and decide on County Council services which will affect everyone living in Carmarthenshire.
Locally, their work includes:
- holding surgeries to help local people
- supporting local organisations
- campaigning on local issues
- developing links with all parts of the community and being a community leader.
In Carmarthenshire we have 72 Town and Community Councils represented by 791 Town and Community Councillors. They are also elected on a five year term.
To stand for election to a Town or Community Council, there are a number of criteria that you must meet. Full details can be found on the Electoral Commission website.
Find out how to stand for election as a County Councillor...