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Official election and referendum notices

Official election notices - such as Notice of Election (informs people that elections are scheduled or that there is a vacancy);  Statement of Persons Nominated (details candidates who have been nominated to stand for election);  Notice of Election Agents (acting for the candidates who have been nominated); Notice of Poll (details of the Polling Stations) and Declaration of Results - will be published here when available. 

By-Election Derby Ward

Following the resignation of Councillor Greenall, an election was held to fill the vacancy.  Ian Davis, Our West Lancashire was elected on 29 June.

By-Election Aughton Park Ward

Following the resignation of Councillor Bailey, an election was held to fill the vacancy. Doreen Stephenson, The Conservative Party was elected on 9 June.

Lancashire County Council election 2017 

The Notice of Poll has now been published

To find out who is standing for election in each of the 8 divisions

To view the Notice of Election agents

To view the Notice of election for the Lancashire County Council election to be held on 4 May 2017 


The Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011 

The Council is required, by the Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011, to publish the minimum number of signatures which would be needed to support a valid petition requiring the Council to hold a referendum on whether or not the Council should change to a different form of governance.

Your West Lancashire

Information for where you live


Elections Office

Elections enquiry form


Tel: 01695 585014 or 585018

Fax: 01695 585050

Elections office
West Lancashire Borough Council
52 Derby Street
West Lancashire
L39 2DF