MENDIP DISTRICT COUNCIL

NOTICE OF ELECTION

ELECTION OF PARISH COUNCILLORS

Notice is hereby given that:

  1. An election of Parish Councillors is to be held for the Parishes shown in the Schedule below
  2. Nomination papers are to be delivered to the Returning Officer at the Election Office, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT between the hours of 10.00am and 4.00pm on any day after the date of this notice, but not later than 4.00pm on Wednesday 25 May 2022.
  3. Forms of nomination papers may be obtained at the Election Office, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT from the undersigned, who will, at the request of any elector for the said Parishes, prepare a nomination paper for signature.
  4. If an election is contested, the poll will take place on the THURSDAY, 23 JUNE 2022.
  5. New applications to register to vote at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Election Office, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT by midnight on Tuesday 7 June 2022.  Applications can be made online by visiting www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
  6. Electors and their proxies should take note that applications for new postal votes, or cancellation of or changes to existing applications, must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Election Office, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT by 5.00pm on Wednesday 8 June 2022 if they are to be effective for this election.
  7. Electors and their proxies should also note that applications for new proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Election Office, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT by 5.00pm on Wednesday 15 June 2022.
  8. 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 at the Election Office, Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT by 5 pm on Thursday 23 June 2022.  The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 15 June 2022.  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 5pm on Wednesday 15 June 2022.

Schedule

ParishNumber to be elected
Buckland Dinham5
Great Elm5
Ston Easton5
Trudoxhill7

Tuesday 17 May 2022 Stuart Brown Returning Officer

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