Welcome to Brighton and Hove election coverage 2019

This year's elections in Brighton and Hove will be held on Thursday, May 2.

Here you will find all the coverage you need to keep you informed about who's running, what their policies are and, on Friday, May 3, the results.

This section includes all our election news and views, including opinion pieces, manifestos, hustings reports and any rows or scandals which pop up on the campaign trail.

We will be also running a liveblog on the Friday with all the results as they come in, including this interactive map where you can watch in real time as the city goes red, green, blue, or any other colour.

Candidate spotlights

Woodingdean candidate spotlight

Woodingdean candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not your...

Withdean candidate spotlight

In the 20th in a series of ward profiles ahead of the local elections next week, candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also...

Wish candidate spotlight

Wish candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not your ward? Click...

Preston Park candidate spotlight

Preston Park candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not your...

Westbourne candidate spotlight

Westbourne candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not your ward?...

St Peter’s and North Laine candidate spotlight

St Peter’s and North Laine candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social...

South Portslade candidate spotlight

South Portslade candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not your...

Rottingdean Coastal candidate spotlight

Rottingdean Coastal candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not...

Regency candidate spotlight

Regency candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not your ward?...

Queen’s Park candidate spotlight

Queen’s Park candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not...

Central Hove candidate spotlight

Central Hove candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not your...

East Brighton candidate spotlight

East Brighton candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not your...

Patcham candidate spotlight

Patcham candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not your ward?...

Brunswick and Adelaide candidate spotlight

Brunswick and Adelaide candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media....

Goldsmid candidate spotlight

Goldsmid candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not your ward?...

Hangleton and Knoll candidate spotlight

Hangleton and Knoll candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not...

Hanover and Elm Grove candidate spotlight

Hanover and Elm Grove candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not...

Hollingdean and Stanmer candidate spotlight

Hollingdean and Stanmer candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media....

Hove Park candidate spotlight

In the eigth in a series of ward profiles ahead of the local elections next week, candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also...

Moulsecoomb and Bevendean candidate spotlight

Moulsecoomb and Bevendean candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media....

North Portslade candidate spotlight

North Portslade candidates explain why they want to be a councillor. They also answer questions sent in by the public via social media. Not your...