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Earls Barton Parish by-election 2019

Due to the resignation of Councillor Robert Gough, a vacancy at Earls Barton Parish Council was advertised on Thursday 17 January 2019. Polling day for this election was Thursday 14 March, 2019.

The result for the election are as follows:

Candidate Description Votes
CHAPMAN, Nick Resident 431
GOULD, Vicky   205
HAUGH, Stuart   268

Nick Chapman was duly elected as a parish councillor for Earls Barton parish. You can view the Declaration of Result of Poll here.

 

Previous documentation

You can view the notice of vacancy here.

The ten requests required to trigger an election were received by the Returning Officer on Thursday 24 January 2019 and polling day has been set as Thursday 14 March 2019.

You can view the notice of election here.

Nominations to stand at this election were accepted between the hours of 10am to 4pm, from Thursday 7 February to Friday 15 February 2019. You can view the Statement of Persons Nominated here.

Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations was published on 6 March 2019. You can view this notice here.

Further documentation will appear here as appropriate.

Key dates

  • Deadline for receiving applications to register to vote - Tuesday 26 February
  • Deadline for receiving applications to vote by post - 5pm on Wednesday 27 February
  • Deadline or receiving applications to vote by proxy - 5pm on Wednesday 6 March

Registering to vote

The safest, quickest and easiest way to register to vote is by going to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote and completing the online form; please note that you will need your date of birth and National Insurance number in order to complete the online application. If you are unable to use the website, you can email us at elections@wellingborough.gov.uk or call us on 01933 231513 to discuss alternative ways of registering. 

Voting by post

The deadline for receiving new postal and postal proxy applications, or to cancel or make changes to existing postal or proxy votes, is 5pm on Wednesday 27 February 2019. You can download an application to vote by post by clicking here. Any applications to vote by post specifically for this election received after 5pm on Wednesday 27 February 2019 will not be processed. 

Postal ballot papers will be dispatched on Friday 1 March 2019 by first class post.  

Voting by proxy

If you cannot get to the polling station then you can appoint someone to vote on your behalf. This is known as voting by proxy. You can download an application to vote by proxy by clicking here.
Your appointed proxy will either need to visit the polling station to cast your vote, or vote by post as your proxy. The deadline for appointing a proxy is 5pm on Wednesday 6 March, but if your proxy would like to vote by post as your proxy then they will need to be appointed, and complete a postal proxy application, prior to the postal vote deadline above. 

To discuss options around proxy voting then please either email us at elections@wellingborough.gov.uk or call us on 01933 231513.