Find out who's standing in upcoming local elections

All 60 council seats across 22 wards will be contested in Peterborough City Council elections on Thursday 5 May 2016.

The full list of candidates and wards is available on the Local Government Elections 2016 page. There is also a list of candidates for the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire.

Voters have until Monday 18 April to register to vote. Anyone who is not on the electoral register by then will not be able to vote. UK citizens aged 18 or over on 5 May 2016 can vote in police and crime commissioner and local government elections, as can qualifying Commonwealth citizens.

The quickest and easiest way to register to vote is online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

People can also come into the Town Hall in Bridge Street, Peterborough and bring supporting documents to verify their name and address with either a passport or driving licence, or utility bill or council tax bill.

New applications to vote by post, or to cancel or change an existing postal vote, must be made by 19 April 2016 at 5pm. Applications to vote by proxy must be made by 26 April 2016 at 5pm. To be able to vote by post or proxy you must first be registered to vote.

If you have any questions relating to the electoral registration process or the electoral register itself, please visit the website, contact our helpline on 01733 452249 or email electoral.services@peterborough.gov.uk

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