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North Molton Parish Council - 1 Vacancy
Reason for vacancy – Passing of Cllr Gammon
Election Day – To be advised if election requested
Stage – Notice of Vacancy published 9 February 2016

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 29 February 2016 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. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link below.

Request for election (pdf 11KB)

Ilfracombe Town Council - West Ward - 1 Vacancy
Reason for vacancy – Resignation of Cllr Ron Stamp
Election Day – Thursday 10 March 2016 (if contested) 
Stage – Notice of Election published 28 January 2016

  1. An Election is to be held of One Town Councillor for Ilfracombe West.
  2. Forms of nomination for the Town Election may be obtained from the Ilfracombe Town Clerk or  Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector prepare a nomination paper for signature. They can also be downloaded below.
  3. Nomination papers must be delivered by Hand to the Returning Officer, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG,  Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9am and 4pm after the date of this notice but no later than 4 pm on Friday, 12th February 2016.
  4. If the Election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 10th March 2016.
  5. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG by 5 pm on Thursday, 25th February 2016.
  6. 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, 2nd March 2016.
  7. Applications to vote by proxy at this election applied for on grounds of either physical incapacity or absence in relation to occupation, employment or service occurring after 5 pm on Wednesday 2nd March 2016, must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG by 5 pm on Thursday, 10th March 2016.

Notice of Election (pdf 8 kb)

Nomination Pack (pdf 312 kb)

Request for Electoral Register (pdf 14 kb)

Request for Postal Voters List (pdf 15 kb)

George Nympton Parish Council - 1 Vacancy
Reason for vacancy – Resignation of Cllr Ms S Leworthy
Election Day – No election requested
Stage – Co-option 5 February 2016

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

Chittlehampton Parish Council - 1 Vacancy
Reason for vacancy – Resignation of Cllr Mrs Vicki Redpath
Election Day – No election requested
Stage – Co-option 26 January 2016

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

Police and Crime Commissioner Election - 1 Vacancy
Reason for vacancy – End of 4 year term
Election Day – Thursday 5 May 2016
Stage – Pending.

Exeter City Council is the local authority of John Street who has been appointed as the Police Area Returning Officer for Devon and Cornwall. 

Exeter City Council Police and Crime Commissioner Election web pages

Further information regarding the role of Police and Crime Commissioners and the election

Guidance and resources for Candidates and Agents

Parliamentary Election - North Devon Constituency

Election Expenses

The returns and declarations as to expenses of the candidates and election agents have been received.

CANDIDATE

AGENT

CANN, Mark Michael Robert

Tobias Ebert

CROWTHER, Stephen James

Michael Pagram

HARVEY, Nicholas Barton

Richard Foord

HEATON-JONES, Peter

David Hoare

KNIGHT, Richard Antony

Mark Haworth-Booth

SABLES, Gerrard Anthony

Stuart McGuinness

These returns and declarations (including accompanying documents) can be inspected at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG. During office hours within the next two years.