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Local Council Elections

Information for Candidates:

If you would like Microsoft Word or Paper copies of the nomination papers, please email or phone us on 01685 725284

The next election for your local councillors and community councillors is on Thursday 5 May 2022

The Count will take place at 10am on Friday 6 May 2022 at Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre.

Key dates:

  • Deadline to register to vote - Thursday 14 April 2022
  • Deadline to apply for a postal vote - 5pm Tuesday 19 April 2022
  • Deadline to apply for a proxy vote - 5pm Tuesday 26 April 2022
  • First issue of postal vote packs will be around 19 April 2022


Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council:
Bedlinog and Trelewis Community Council:

Residents who are not registered or require assistance can contact the Council's Elections team at