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Be The Voice of Your Community - Become a Councillor

Councillors are elected by the people of Oadby & Wigston to serve a four year term of office. There are 10 multi-member wards within the Borough represented by 26 Councillors. The next all-out elections will be held on Thursday 02 May 2019.

Councillors come from all walks of life, age groups and backgrounds, and play a key role in shaping the future of their local communities. You do not need to be a member of a political party to stand for election.

If you are interested in becoming a Councillor and would like further information, please call Democratic Services on (0116) 257 2775 or email

The following external websites also offer additional guidance on becoming a Councillor:

A Brief Guide to Becoming a Councillor in Oadby & Wigston (PDF Document, 1.77 Mb)

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