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Elections and Voting

Register of Electors Contacts:

Introduction to Local Elections

The Local Elections will take place on Friday 07th June 2024 by order of the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage. The polling period will take place between 7.00 a.m. and 10.00 p.m. Relevant dates will be published online and in local newspapers in the official Notice of Election. The Notice of Election will be published not later than the 28th day before the polling day. This will give the public notice of the following matters:

  • The times for receiving nominations
  • The amount of the deposit
  • The times and place at which nomination papers may be obtained
  • The times and place at which the returning officer will attend to receive nominations
  • The day and the period fixed for the holding of the poll if the election is contested

Local elections are managed by Kildare County Council and candidates will contest for 40 seats across 8 Local Electoral Areas. 

Voter Registration

For information on eligibility, processes and forms please see our voter registration content here. Applicants are encouraged in the first instance to use the online option  

Candidate Nomination Information

Candidate Nomination period has now closed, please see our Advertising area to see a list of candidates running for the Local Elections 2024.