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General election 2019 nominations

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General election 12 December 2019 (nominations)


Please see guidance notes for candidates and agents here general election 2019 information

Nominations will be accepted from Monday 11 November 2019 until Thursday 14 November 2019 between 10am and 4pm.

The deadline of 4pm on Thursday 14 November 2019 can't be extended for any reason.

Please book an appointment for an informal check by contacting:

Debbie Janes or Sam Freer
The elections office
Ground floor
Town Hall
Telephone: 01582 546038/ 01582 546088
Email:[email protected] and [email protected]

Nomination papers and the deposit of £500 (cash or bankers draft) should be delivered to:

The elections office
Ground floor
Town Hall

Key dates

Wednesday 6 November 2019

  • Earliest date to officially become a candidate
  • Earliest date to be supplied with a copy of the electoral register

Friday 8 November 2019

  • Publication of the notice of election

Monday 11 November 2019 (10am to 4pm)

  • First day for submission of nomination papers
  • First day for informal checking of nomination papers

Thursday 14 November 2019

  • Deadline for submission of nomination papers (4pm)
  • Deadline for appointment of election agents
  • Last date for withdraw of a candidate
  • Publication of statement of person nominated (by 5pm)
  • Publish notice of poll and situation of polling stations

Tuesday 26 November 2019

  • Deadline for applications to register to vote
  • Postal vote application deadline (5pm)

Wednesday 4 December 2019

  • Proxy vote application deadline (5pm)

Thursday 5 December 2019

  • Deadline for appointment of counting agents
  • Deadline for appointment of polling agents

Thursday 12 December 2019 (7am to 10pm)

  • Polling day
  • Deadline for replacement of lost or spoilt postal votes (5pm)
  • Deadline for emergency proxy applications (5pm)

Guidance for candidates on spending campaigning and completing the nomination papers is also available on the Electoral Commission website.

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Nomination pack

A printed nomination pack will be provided on request to the electoral services team on 01582 546090

Papers can be downloaded below

If you have any questions on the nomination process please contact:

  • Debbie Janes: 01582 546038
  • Sam Freer: 01584 546088

The deadline for return of election expenses is Friday 17 January 2020

Details can be found on the Electoral Commission website.



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