Become a Candidate

Could 2026 be the year you decide to make a difference? Being a candidate is an empowering and an effective way to bring change to your local area and Kensington and Chelsea as a whole. If you are passionate about our community, we need people like you.

At the last election the local Liberal Democrat team increased our vote share by 28%. You can be a part of the team to take the next step and move forward in 2026.

Our approvals process is designed to be inclusive, transparent and clear. It assesses competencies and skills rather than qualifications and who you know.

Maybe you've been doing voluntary work, bringing up a family, or doing a job not directly related to politics. Your transferable skills will be recognised. 

Represent your community and be the change you want to see. Learn more and apply below.

We welcome applications from people from all walks of life: there is no such thing as a typical Lib Dem councillor. We want you to bring your unique background and talents to the Party!

Become a candidate

Help make a real difference in your community. Register your interest in standing for council.

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