Local Authority General Elections normally take place every 4 years, however due to Covid the 2020 elections were delayed until 2021.

General information about local authorities and elections can be found on the Isle of Man Government Website using this link.  The site includes details of the relevant legislation, guidance for candidates and links to information about local authorities, their functions and responsibilities.

There is also a useful Frequently Asked Questions page which can be found here.

Persons who have declared as candidates for election are entitled to obtain a copy of the Register of Electors for the electoral area which they are standing in.  Guidance on the Data Protection Act as it applies to candidates can be found here.

The form of nomination for local authority elections is prescribed by Regulations.  A copy of the nomination form and instructions for candidates for Maughold, Lonan, and Laxey Wards can be downloaded below and via the Documents tab on the Home Page.

Nomination papers for:            Maughold Here           Laxey Here           Lonan Here

Nomination forms can also be collected from Garff Commissioners’ Offices at 35 New Road, Laxey IM4 7BG, email admin@garff.im or telephone 861241 for further details.