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Become a councillor

County councillors are elected every four years and help to shape county services.

Each councillor is elected to one of 70 divisions in Lincolnshire. To view a map of these, visit the Ordnance Survey website.

Their role includes:

  • helping residents to use council services
  • speaking out on behalf of people from their division
  • making decisions about council policy
  • scrutinising decisions made by the council
  • setting the council's budget

As a councillor, you may wish to represent a political party or stand as an independent.

Find out more about becoming a councillor on GOV.UK.

Support for councillors

If you are elected, you will receive support from county council officers to help you to fulfil your duties. You will also receive on-going training.