Dover District Council has 45 Councillors who are elected every four years. Each Councillor represents one of 21 wards and each ward may elect either one, two or three councillors depending on the size of its electorate. The last elections were held on Thursday 7 May 2015 and the next elections will be held on Thursday 2 May 2019.
The current political composition of the Council is 25 Conservatives, 18 Labour and 2 UK Independence Party members.
Councillors are elected by the community to decide how the council should carry out its various activities. They represent the public interest of the district as a whole as well as that of individuals living within the ward to which they were elected.
Councillors have regular contact with the general public through council meetings, telephone calls or surgeries.
Contact Democratic Services
Tel: 01304 872304 / 01304 872303 / 01304 872305