Borough Council and Parish/Town Council Elections 2nd May

Borough Council and Parish/Town Council Elections 2nd May

Borough Council and Parish/Town Council elections are being held on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Due to the death of a candidate, the elections in the Stapleford South East Borough Ward and the South East of Stapleford Parish Ward did not take place on Thursday 2 May and will now take place on Thursday 13 June 2019.

Candidates who had submitted nominations for the countermanded election remain validly nominated and no fresh nomination papers are required for them.

View the Notice of Election for the Stapleford South East Borough Ward (.pdf) (14KB) (Opens in a New Window)

View the Notice of Election for the South East Ward of Stapleford Town Council (.pdf) (14KB) (Opens in a New Window)

View the Statement of Persons Nominated for the Stapleford South East Borough Election (.pdf) (145KB) (Opens in a New Window)

View the Statement of Persons Nominated for the Stapleford South East Town Election (.pdf) (109KB) (Opens in a New Window)

View the Appointment of Election Agents for Stapleford South East Borough Election (.pdf) (15.3KB) (Opens in a New Window)

Voter ID

Electors will not be expected to take identification with them to vote at a polling station on Thursday 13 June 2019.

Easy Read Guide

If you or someone you know need an easy read guide to understand the voting process for these elections, please check out Mencap and The Electoral Commission's Easy Read Guide to the 2019 Local Elections (.pdf) (3.25MB) (Opens in a New Window)

If your or someone you know is planning on voting in person and needs an easy read guide, please check out our How To Vote At A Polling Station Guide. (.pdf) (1.39MB) (Opens in a New Window)

Deadline to register to vote at the Stapleford South East Ward Borough Council and Parish/Town Council Elections

Anyone who is not already registered to vote at their current address must register by Tuesday 28 May 2019.  Applicants can register online (Opens in a New Window) or can contact Electoral Services for an application form.

Deadline to apply for a Postal Vote at the Stapleford South East Ward Borough Council and Parish/Town Council Elections and Dispatch Dates

Applications to apply to vote by post (Opens in a New Window) must be received by 5:00pm on Wednesday 29 May 2019.

Postal ballot papers will be sent out as follows:

Postal Vote Dispatch Dates
 Applications Received by...  Postal Vote dispatch date

Current permanent applications

On or around Tuesday 28 May 2019

New applications received by Wednesday 15 May 2019

On or around Tuesday 28 May 2019

New applications received between Thursday 16 May and 5pm on Wednesday 29 May 2019

On or around Monday 3 June 2019

 

Your postal vote must be received by 10:00pm on Thursday 13 June 2019 to be counted.  The completed pack that you return to us must include:

  • Your completed ballot paper,
  • Your security statement, which must include your signature and your date of birth.  If you do not sign the security statement, or provide a date other than your date of birth, for example, the date you signed the statement, your postal vote will not be counted.

How to use your postal vote pack

 

Deadline to apply for a Proxy Vote at the Stapleford South East Ward Borough Council and Parish/Town Council Elections

If you are unable to vote yourself at the polling station, you can appoint someone to place your vote as your proxy.  Applications to apply for a proxy vote (Opens in a New Window) must be received by 5:00pm on Wednesday 5 June 2019.

We will send your nominated proxy a poll card that will allow them to vote on your behalf at your polling station on Thursday 13 June 2019.  Your proxy can apply to vote by post on your behalf but they must complete an application form and submit it by the postal voting deadline, which is 5:00pm on Wednesday 29 May 2019.


Contact
Electoral Services
tel: 0115 917 3276