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District Council by-election - Millfield Ward

27 February 2020

There will be a District Council by-election on 27 February 2020 for the Millfield Ward.

A Notice of Election was published on 23 January 2020 and the deadline for the receipt of nominations was 4 pm on Friday 31 January 2020.

The polling station (Millfield Community Nursery at Millfield LEAD Academy) will be open from 7 am to 10 pm on poll day.

Notices (including the Statement of Persons Nominated) will be displayed below once published.

Notices

Voter Registration

Poll cards were sent out to all eligible electors on the register from the end of January. If you live in the Millfield Ward and do not receive a poll card this could mean that you are not registered to vote. Please contact the Electoral Services Team to check your registration status before the registration deadline of 11 February 2020.

If you are not registered or you have recently moved address, changed your name or nationality then please visit the government website to register to vote using the link below before the deadline. You will need your national insurance number and any previous registration details (for example the address of your previous registration if you have recently moved).

Postal Vote Applications

The deadline to apply for a postal vote for this by-election is 5pm 12 February 2020. Application forms are available on the Postal Vote page.

Proxy Vote Applications

The deadline to apply for an ordinary proxy vote (where you appoint someone to vote on your behalf) is 5pm on 19 February 2020. Application forms are available on the Proxy Vote page.

If after 5pm on 19 February 2020 you are unable to vote in person because of a medical emergency or you cannot attend a polling station for work reasons then you may apply to vote by emergency proxy. The deadline to apply is 5pm on 27 February 2020. The change must have occurred after 5pm on 19 February 2020. Application forms are available on the Electoral Commission website, please follow the link below labelled 'Emergency proxy vote'.

Last updated 31 January 2020
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