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Kildare County Council has 40 members. Co. Kildare is divided into Eight Local Electoral Areas (LEAs) for the purposes of local elections. An election is held in respect of each LEA for the number of council members assigned to that area.

Details of the eight local electoral areas are set out below:

Area

No. of seats

 

Electorate*

Athy

5

 

19,106

Celbridge

4

 

15,318

Clane

5

 

18,456

Kildare

5

 

17,151

Leixlip

3

 

13,162

Maynooth

5

 

17,758

Naas

7

 

26,283

Newbridge

6

 

22,291

* the electorate will change as supplementary electors are added and the names of deceased persons are removed

The Polling Scheme was revised and divides the county/LEAs into convenient geographical units (called polling districts) and appoints a polling place for each district. For details of Polling Places and Districts please refer to Revised Electoral Polling Scheme

 

Local Election Information

Local Electoral Area Maps 2019