Liberal Democrats

Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question about the leadership election? We've put the answers to some of the common ones here, but if your question isn't answered - just email and we'll be happy to help!


Who can vote in the leadership election?

Anyone who is a member on the 9th July is eligible to vote in the leadership election. There is no minimum time to be a member.

How do I get a vote in the leadership election?

All you have to do is join before midnight on the 9th July- and you can join here:

When does voting start?

Voting starts on the 30th July. If the party has a working email address for you, then you'll get a ballot paper emailed to you. Otherwise, you'll get a paper one posted to you. If you would like to request a paper ballot, you can do that by emailing

You can also ask your local membership officer to check what kind of ballot you're getting via Lighthouse, the party's membership portal.


Who are the candidates?

We don't know yet. Check back soon.

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