Standing for Election


If you decide to stand for election, you need to find ten people who will act as your proposer and seconders. Your proposer and seconders need to be entitled to vote in the Parish (for Constable) or constituency (for Deputy) you’re standing for.

You’ll also need to complete a nomination form and a declaration of any criminal convictions.

Further details for the next Island-wide election, due to take place in 2026, will be published closer to the time.

Are you thinking about standing for election in Jersey?

The 2026 elections might seem a long way off but it’s good to begin thinking about it now. There’s no commitment