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Notice of Election

Langton Matravers Parish Council needs to elect 9 Councillors on 2nd May, 2019. The instructions from the new Dorset Council on the Election procedure are as follows:

1. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer at South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1UZ between 8:30am and 4:30pm on any working day from the date of publication of this notice (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019. Some appointments will also be available for locations in Blandford Forum, Wareham and Wimborne. Details can be found at www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/elections.
2. Nomination papers may be obtained from the offices of the Returning Officer, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1UZ during the times stated above or online at www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/elections.
3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 2 May 2019.
4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Friday 12 April 2019. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
5. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1UZ by 5pm on Monday 15 April 2019.
6. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1UZ by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2019.
7. 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 South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1UZ by 5 pm on Thursday 2 May 2019. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2019. 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 24 April 2019.

Dated 15 March 2019 Matt Prosser, Returning Officer.’

Nomination packs for Cllrs can be picked up at the Parish Office or see our post on this website.