Candidate bulletins contain details for prospective candidates on how and when to submit their nomination papers.

A set of nomination papers and forms to request registers and absent vote lists are available in the quick links.

Invitation to discuss the election process

Prospective candidates are invited to meet Gareth Cook, the Electoral Services Manager for Bristol City Council to discuss the election process and answer any questions you may have. If you or your agent would like to meet, contact to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Sources of Information

The Electoral Commission provide guidance on standing for election, spending and donations, the campaign process, your right to attend key electoral events and after the declaration of results.

Electoral Services, Bristol City Council, B Bond (aka The Create Centre), Smeaton Road, Bristol, BS1 6XN

Queries relating to the functions of the Combined Authority Mayor may also be sent to where they will be forwarded to the Devolution Team to respond.

Nomination Process

Nomination papers can be submitted between 28th March and 4th April. More information about submitting nomination papers is available in the candidate bulletins.