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North Devon District Council - Braunton East - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Roy Lucas
Election Day - Thursday 2 November 2017
Stage - Notice of Election published 14 September 2017

Notice of Election (pdf 21KB) 

An Election is to be held of One District Councillor for Braunton East.

Nomination Papers

Forms of nomination for the District Election may be downloaded below or obtained at, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of any elector for the area prepare a nomination paper for signature.

Nomination Pack (pdf 89KB)
Candidate Information Sheet (pdf 45KB)
Register Request Form (pdf 9KB)
Absent Voter List Request Form (pdf 10KB)

Delivery. Nomination Papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer at the above address on any day after the date of this notice, but no later than 4PM on Friday 6 October 2017.

If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 2 November 2017.

Absent votes

Applications, amendments, or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by 5PM on Wednesday 18 October 2017.

New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG by 5 pm on Wednesday 25 October 2017.

Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG by 5 pm on Thursday, 2nd November 2017.  The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Wednesday, 25th October 2017.  To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5 pm on Wednesday, 25th October 2017.

Braunton Parish Council (East Ward) - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Roy Lucas
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 13 September 2017

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 3 October 2017 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. 

Request for Election (pdf 12kb)

Knowstone Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Mike Smith
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 8 September 2017

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 28 September 2017 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. 

Request for Election (pdf 12kb)

Heanton Punchardon Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Luc Wan
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option

No election requested. The vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further details.

Barnstaple Town Council - Central Ward - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Loki Dawson
Election Day - Thursday 14 September 2017
Stage - Result declared 14 September 2017

Notice of Election (pdf 9KB)
Statement of Persons Nominated (pdf 11KB)
Notice of Poll (15KB) 

View the Result

Ilfracombe Town Council - Central Ward - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - non-attendance of Cllr Noel Grummitt
Election Day - Thursday 21 September 2017
Stage - Notice of Poll published 6 September 2017

Notice of Election (pdf 15KB)
Statement of Persons Nominated (pdf 14KB)
Notice of Poll (pdf 15KB)

View the Candidates

Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG by 5 pm on Wednesday, 6th September 2017.

New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG by 5 pm on Wednesday, 13th September 2017.

Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG by 5 pm on Thursday, 21st September 2017.  The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Wednesday, 13th September 2017.  To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5 pm on Wednesday, 13th September 2017

Horwood, Lovacott & Newton Tracey Parish Council - Horwood Ward - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Felicity Sluman
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Co-option 8 September 2017

No election requested. The vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further details.