Cockerton Ward By Election - Thursday 12 July 2018
On Friday 1 June 2018, a Notice of Vacancy was published and displayed advising of a casual vacancy in the office of Borough Councillor for the Cockerton Ward. A by election to fill the vacancy can be requested, in writing to the Returning Officer, by two local government electors within the Local Authority area and the Returning Officer has received such a request.
Tuesday 26 June 2018, is the last date to register to vote in this by election. If your name is not on the Electoral Register by this date you will not be able to vote in this election. If you believe that you are not registered, you can register online (please note that you will need your Date of Birth and National Insurance Number). Alternatively, you can contact the Election Team on 01325 406444.
5pm, Wednesday 27 June 2018, is the deadline to apply for a Postal Vote or a Postal Proxy Vote, or change or cancel an existing Postal Vote or Postal Proxy Vote, for this by election. Postal Vote Packs will be issued on or around Monday 2 July 2018.
5pm, Wednesday 4 July 2018, is the deadline to apply for a Proxy Vote (in person) for this by election. A Proxy Vote is when you nominate another person to vote on your behalf.
To obtain a Postal Vote, Postal Proxy Vote or a Proxy Vote (in person), contact the Election Team on 01325 406444.
The timetable for the Cockerton Ward By Election is as follows:
|Nomination Packs available||Thursday 7 June 2018|
|Publication of Notice of Election [pdf document]||Thursday 7 June 2018|
|Deadline for receipt of Nominations||4pm, Friday 15 June 2018|
|Withdrawal of Candidates||4pm, Friday 15 June 2018|
|Appointment of Election Agents||4pm, Friday 15 June 2018|
|Publication of Notice of Election Agents||4pm, Friday 15 June 2018|
|Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated||by 4pm, Monday 18 June 2018|
|Last Date for Registration||Tuesday, 26 June 2018|
|Deadline for receipt of Postal Vote and Postal Proxy Vote Applications||5pm, Wednesday 27 June 2018|
|Postal Vote Packs will be issued||Monday 2 July 2018|
|Publication of Notice of Poll||Wednesday 4 July 2018|
|Deadline for receipt of Proxy Vote Applications||5pm, Wednesday 4 July 2018|
|Appointment of Poll and Count Agents||Thursday 5 July 2018|
|First Day to issue Replacement Lost Postal Ballot Papers||Friday 6 July 2018|
|Polling Station opens||7am, Thursday 12 July 2018|
|Deadline for the receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications||5pm, Thursday 12 July 2018|
|Polling Station closes||10pm, Thursday 12 July 2018|
|Verification of Ballot Papers commences||10pm, Thursday 12 July 2018|
|Count of Ballot Papers commences||Upon completion of Verification Stage (above), Thursday 12 July 2018|
|Declaration of Result||Completion of Count - Thursday 12 July 2018