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South Molton Town Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Tracy Lewis
Election Day - Thursday 11 January 2018
Stage - Notice of Election published 21 November 2017

Notice of election (pdf 9KB)

An Election is to be held for a  Town Councillor for South Molton.

Forms of nomination for the Town Election may be obtained from  the Clerk to South Molton Town Council or Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature. They can also be downloaded below.

Candidate Nomination Letter (pdf 43KB)
Candidate Information Sheet (pdf 266KB)
Nomination Pack (pdf 254KB)

Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG on any day after the date of this notice but no later than 4 pm on Tuesday, 12th December 2017.

If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 11th January 2018.

 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 Friday, 22nd December 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, 3rd January 2018.

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, 11th January 2018.  The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Wednesday, 3rd January 2018.  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, 3rd January 2018.

North Devon District Council - Newport - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Death of Cllr Michael Harrison
Election Day - Thursday 7 December 2017
Stage - Statement of Persons Nominated published 10 November 2017

Notice of Election (pdf 14KB)
Statement of Persons Nominated (pdf 15KB)
Notice of Election Agents (pdf 13KB)

View the Candidates

Notice of Poll (pdf 19KB)

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

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, 22nd November 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, 29th November 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, 7th December 2017.  The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Wednesday, 29th November 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, 29th November 2017.

North Devon District Council - Braunton East - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Roy Lucas
Election Day - Thursday 2 November 2017
Stage - Result Declared 2 November 2017

Notice of Election (pdf 21KB) 
Notice of Poll (pdf 18KB)
Statement of Persons Nominated (pdf 15KB)
Notice of Election Agents (pdf 14KB)

View the Result

Braunton Parish Council East Ward - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Roy Lucas
Election Day - Thursday 2 November 2017
Stage - Result Declared 3 November 2017

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

View the Result

Arlington Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Francis
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 26 October 2017

The vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further details.

Bishops Tawton Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Death of Cllr Ernie Luxton 
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 26 October 2017

The vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further details.

Lynton and Lynmouth Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Peter Wakeham
Election Day - No election required
Stage - Co-option 26 October 2017

The vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further details.