Amber Valley Borough Council is the largest district council in Derbyshire. The Borough Council has 45 councillors representing 23 wards. The Council is the only one in Derbyshire which has a third of the Council being elected each year, and on the fourth year County Council elections are held. Parish Councils are elected for a term of four years and are returned at elections for the whole council.

The next election

The next elections to be held in Amber Valley are the Derbyshire County Council Elections which will take place on Thursday 4 May 2017. View Notice of Election.

Please make sure you are registered to vote. The quickest and easiest way to register to vote is online. Open link.

Any new registrations must reach us before 5pm on Thursday 13 April 2017

Any new postal applications must reach us before 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017

If you intend to stand as a Candidate, nomination papers will be available from The Election Department, at the Council Offices, Market Place, Ripley, DE5 3BT,  from 1st March 2017.  Alternatively you can go to the Electoral Commission Website and download them.

Please note Nomination Papers will not be accepted by Amber Valley Borough Council until Tuesday 28 March 2017, after publication of the Notice of Election.

A Candidates Briefing for Potential Candidates took place on Tuesday 14 March at 6pm. You can view the Briefing Notes here.

YOUR VOTE DOES MATTER, PLEASE DON’T LOSE IT! You can read more about this election on the Derbyshire County Council website. Open link.

The next election to be held for the Borough Council will be on 3 May 2018. Click here to view a schedule of wards and year of election.

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