District by-election - Petersfield Bell Hill ward

District by-election - Petersfield Bell Hill ward

A by-election has been called to fill the vacant seat for the District Council for Petersfield Bell Hill ward.

If the election is contested, polling will take place on Thursday 8 March 2018 between the hours of 7am and 10pm.

Forms of nomination for the District Election may be obtained at East Hampshire District Council, Penns Place, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4EX from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.

Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, East Hampshire District Council, Penns Place, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4EX Between Thursday 1 February 2018 and no later than 4pm on Friday 9th February 2018.

Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at East Hampshire District Council, Penns Place, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4EX by Tuesday 20 February 2018.

Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at East Hampshire District Council, Penns Place, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4EX by 05:00 pm on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at East Hampshire District Council, Penns Place, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4EX by 5pm on Wednesday 28 February 2018.

Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at East Hampshire District Council, Penns Place, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4EX by 5pm on Thursday 8 March 2018.

The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 28 February 2018. 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 28 February 2018.

Key contact: Lianne Richards, 01730 234370, lianne.richards@easthants.gov.uk