The leadership election is coming


The Liberal Democrats are holding a leadership election this summer and we're encouraging all members to get involved. It's an important part of our party's future. We have 5 years of a Tory majority government, and we need a leader that will reinvigorate Liberalism in Britain. Who are you backing?

The Liberal Democrats are holding a leadership election this summer and we're encouraging all members to get involved. If you want to vote or are interested finding out more, here's how you can get involved.

Remember, if you want to vote but are not yet a member, make sure you join before 4pm on the 3rd of June

Following the agreement of the Federal Executive and the Liberal Democrats' returning officer, the timetable below has been set out ahead of the election of a new leader.

Opening of nominations

13th of May 2015

Close of nominations

3rd of June 2015

Dispatch of ballot papers

24th of June 2015

Deadline for ballot papers to be returned

15th of July 2015

Count and declaration of the winner

16th of July 2015

Find out more about the election over on the Liberal Democrats' federal website.


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