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.

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

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 ongoing training.

Contact democratic services

Telephone: 01522 552840