Elections and Voting

Current elections

Borough elections were held on Thursday 3 May 2018. There were seats up for election in every ward except Blacko and Higherford; Foulridge; Higham and Pendleside; and Old Laund Booth.

Standing for election

Notice of verification number

Registered electors in Pendle can petition us to hold a referendum on whether we should change to a different form of governance.

A petition like this needs to be signed by at least 5 per cent of the local government electors in the borough.

We publish what this figure is each year, as at 15 February. For 2018, the figure is 3282.

Read the official notice of verification.