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Town Councillor election on 9 March

Following the resignation of Gordon Clemson, there is a vacancy on Charlbury Town Council, as a result of which an election will take place. If the election is contested, the poll will take place on Thursday 9 March 2017.

How to nominate a candidate

Nomination Papers may be obtained from the offices of the Returning Officer, Council Offices, Woodgreen, Witney, Oxon, OX28 1NB on Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. They may alternatively be obtained from the Clerk of the Town Council (01608 810608). The completed papers must be returned to the Returning Officer on Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, but not later than 4 pm on Friday 10 February 2017.

Voting

Applications to vote by post, or to vary or cancel existing postal or proxy voting arrangements, must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 22 February 2017. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5 pm on Wednesday 1 March 2017. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on the grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by no later than 5 pm on Thursday 9 March 2017. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Wednesday 1 March 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 1 March2017. All applications and notices regarding absent voting must be sent to the Electoral Registration Officer, Electoral Services Office, Council Offices, Woodgreen, Witney, Oxon, OX28 1NB. Application forms for postal and proxy voting are available from that address. Applications to register to vote must be received by the Electoral Registration Officer no later than 12 midnight on Tuesday 21 February 2017 if they are to be effective for this election.

For further information about elections please visit www.westoxon.gov.uk/elections or telephone the Elections Office on (01993) 861410.

(Adapted from the official Notice of Election, which may be seen on the WODC website.)

Wed 1 Feb 2017, 20:54 · Link


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