Halesworth Town Council Election – Update

15 Jan Halesworth Town Council Election – Update

An election has been called for the two vacant seats on the Town Council.  The election will be held on the 1st March.  If you are interested in standing for election to become a Town Councillor, you can now download an application pack here.  If you are unable to print the forms, please come in to the Clerk’s office where we will be able to help you.  A person wishing to stand for election, also has to have a proposer and a seconder to sign their forms.  The forms have to be hand delivered to the Waveney District Council Electoral Services office at 2 Canning Road, Lowestoft, NR33 0EQ by 4pm on the 2nd February.
To find out whether you qualify to become a Councillor please visit
https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/candidate-or-agent/parish-and-community-council-elections-in-england-and-wales
If you would like any more information please contact the Clerk’s office.

Please see the full timetable below:-

Publication of Notice of Election Monday 22 January 2018
Receipt of Nominations 4:00 pm Friday 2 February 2018
Withdrawal of Candidate 4:00 pm Friday 2 February 2018
Publication of Statements of Persons Nominated 4:00 pm Monday 5 February 2018
Last Date for Registration Tuesday 13 February 2018
Receipt of Postal Vote Applications 5:00 pm Wednesday 14 February 2018
Publication of Notice of Poll Wednesday 21 February 2018
Receipt of Proxy Vote Applications 5:00 pm Wednesday 21 February 2018
Appointment of Poll and Count Agents Thursday 22 February 2018
First Day to Issue Replacement Lost Postal Ballot Papers Friday 23 February 2018
Day of Poll 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Thursday 1 March 2018
Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications 5:00 pm Thursday 1 March 2018
Last Day to Issue Replacement Spoilt 5:00 pm Thursday 1 March 2018
or Lost Postal Ballot Papers
Declaration of Candidates Expenses Thursday 29 March 2018