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Elections 4 May 2017

Lancashire County Council elections 4 May 2017

Rossendale elections 2017

Elections for Lancashire County Councillors are being held on Thursday 4 May 2017. There will be voting across Rossendale and there is one seat up for a county councillor in each of the following divisions: -

  • Mid-Rossendale (1 seat)
  • Rossendale East (1 seat)
  • Rossendale South (1 seat)
  • Rossendale West (1 seat)
  • Whitworth & Bacup (1 seat)

Further information about the elections can be obtained from Lancashire County Council's election page here.

A copy of the election timetable, 'notice of election' and 'notice of poll' can be downloaded here.

How To Vote

You must be on the Register of Electors to be able to vote. The last date to register for these elections is Thursday 13 April.  You can register online at or by contacting the Elections Office.

If you vote in a polling station the location of your station will be shown on your polling card or poll card letter.  A full list of polling stations is available here.

Absent Voting

The last time to submit a postal vote application form to the Elections Office is 5.00pm on Tuesday 18 April and the last time to submit a proxy application form is 5.00pm on Tuesday 25 April.  To request an application form please contact the elections office on 01706 252445 or


Anyone interesting in being a candidate in these elections can get further information here and may contact the elections office for a nomination pack or download one from the Electoral Commission's website here

Candidates  submit nomination packs to the elections office from 27 March up to 4.00pm on Tuesday 4 April.

A list of the candidates in each area can be downloaded here.


Election results are now available on Lancashire County Council's website here.

Telephone: 01706 252445

Elections Office, Futures Park, Bacup, Rossendale, Lancashire, OL13 0BB