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Who can be a councillor?
To stand in a county council election you must be:
- at least 18 years old
- a British, Commonwealth or EU citizen
Additionally, you must have either:
- owned or rented land or premises
in the Essex County Council area for the whole 12 months before nominations are made, or been registered as a local government elector from the day of nomination onwards.
The next County Council elections are scheduled for 6 May 2021.