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Parish Council Elections 2nd May 2019

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PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS – 2ND  MAY 2019

Summary of the key dates and process

 

The following is a summary of the key dates and process to be followed in connection with the election of 5 Parish Councillors to the Clapham Parish Council. If contested, the election will take place on the 2nd May 2019.

Notice of Election - to be published 18 March 2019

Tuesday 19th March 2019

1st date to deliver nomination papers to the Returning Officer at Arun District Council - Nominations must be delivered by hand within normal office hours

Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Not later than 4pm - Deadline for the delivery of nomination papers to the Returning Officer at Arun District Council

Not later than 4pm Deadline for withdrawals of nomination 

Not later than 4pm - Deadline for Appointment of Election Agents

Publication of Notice of Election Agents

Publication of 1st interim Notice of Alteration to Register of Electors

Thursday 4th April 2019

Statement of Persons Nominated published

Declaration of Uncontested Elections - published 4 April (only for uncontested parishes/parish wards)

Not later than 5pm - Deadline for new applications to vote by proxy (except for emergencies)

Friday 12th April 2019

Deadline for registration applications to vote in the election

Monday 15 April 2019

Not later than 5pm - Deadline for requests for new postal votes or to change or cancel an existing postal vote or proxy appointment

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Notice of Poll and Polling Stations to be published

Declarations of Result of Poll - to be published on 3 May 2019 once the result has been declared at the counting of the votes – elected Councillors will take up their positions formally on the 16th May 2019

Nominations

 

The nominations period will run from Tuesday 19 March until 4pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019. 

 

Arun District Council will be making blank nomination packs available on the website (from 15 February 2019) by using the following link:

https://www.arun.gov.uk/town-parish-council-elections