Manchester City Council

Manchester local election candidates published

The full list of candidates in Manchester’s local elections on Thursday 3 May 2018 has now been published.

Voters will be going to the polls to elect three councillors for each of Manchester City Council’s 32 wards – with all 96 councillor positions up for election.  In total, 323 candidates will be standing.

The final list of candidates can be found at

To have their say, Manchester residents must be registered to vote.  If you are not already registered, the deadline to do so is by Tuesday 17 April 2018.  

If you are not registered, visit You will just need your date of birth and national insurance number.  Registration is a quick and easy process, which should take just five minutes.  

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