Kent County Council elections

Every 4 years there is an election for all 84 county councillors.

County councillors use local knowledge to help the council make decisions on the essential services provided.

2013 election results

Previous election results

View previous election results, including:

  • 2009 county council election results
  • 2005 county council election results
  • By election results

Register to vote

You need to be registered to vote in UK elections and referendums. If you haven't registered, About my Vote has information about why you should vote, how and where to vote. You can register to vote online at GOV.UK.

Register to vote

Become a county councillor

County councillors make decisions about services that we provide, oversee how those services are run and represent the interests of people in their area. They are elected every 4 years.

Find out how councillors support their communities on the be a councillor website.

The Electoral Commission provide guidance and resources for candidates.

Notice of verification number

Under the Local Government Act 2000 The Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011, we are required to publish how many signatures of registered voters are required on a petition, which would require the council to hold a referendum on changing its model of governance. This figure is known as the verification number

View the Notice of Verification Number (PDF, 64.3 KB).