Candidates are strongly advised to read the booklet “How Members of Local Authorities are Elected” available in English and Irish, which gives details on candidate eligibility, the nomination process, the Poll and Count process, and information on expenditure and donations.
This is also available in 16 other languages.
Candidates from a migrant background
For candidates with colleagues from a migrant background considering running for election, please note the toolkit from the Immigrant Council .
Candidates are also strongly advised to read the booklet “How Members of Local Authorities are Elected” which is available in 16 different languages.
Resources for Female Candidates.
Kildare County Council has applied for funding under a government grant scheme to promote political participation by women and people of diversity for the local elections.