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Rackenford Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Grugeon
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 16 May 2017

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 6 June 2017 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link. 

Request for election (pdf 11KB)

Kentisbury Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Mrs G Humphries
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 15 May 2017

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 5 June 2017 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link. 

Request for election (pdf 11KB)

Knowstone Parish Council - 2 Vacancies

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Rachel Hayes and Cllr Ian Brooks
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Election (pdf 10KB)

Chittlehamholt Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Helen Hollick
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 24 April 2017

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 15 May 2017 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link. 

Request for election (pdf 11KB)

North Devon Constituency - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Parliamentary Election
Election Day - Thursday 8 June 2017
Stage - Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll published 5 May 2017

Timetable:
Dissolution of Parliament - Wednesday 3 May
Receipt of Writ - Thursday 4 May
Notice of Election (pdf 15KB) publication no later than 4pm - Monday 8 May
Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll (pdf 19KB)
Notice of Election Agents (pdf 15KB)
Situation of Polling Stations Notice (pdf 30KB)

Last day to register to be eligible to vote in these elections - Monday 22 May
Last day for new applications to vote by post or to change existing absent vote details (eg. cancellation, redirection of ballot papers, etc.) - 5:00pm - Tuesday 23 May
Last day for applications to vote by proxy - 5:00pm - Wednesday 31 May
Last day for notice of appointment of counting agents (and polling agents) - Thursday 1 June
Deadline for notification of appointments of sub agents - Tuesday 6 June
Last day to issue replacement spoilt or lost ballot papers - 5:00pm - Thursday 8 June
Last day for new applications to vote by proxy on grounds of medical emergency or work/study reasons - 5:00pm - Thursday 8 June
Polling day - 7:00am to 10:00pm - Thursday 8 June
Verification of Ballot Papers, Count of Ballot Papers and declaration of results - North Devon Leisure Centre, Barnstaple - 10:00pm until finish - Thursday 8 June

Barnstaple Town Council - Central Ward - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Non Attendance of Cllr A Dawson
Election Day - Thursday 8 June 2017
Stage - Statement of Persons Nominated published 5 May 2017

Notice of Election (pdf 13KB) published Tuesday 2 May.
Statement of Persons Nominated (pdf 14KB) 
Notice of Poll (pdf 17KB)

Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG by 5 pm on Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1DG by 5 pm on Wednesday, 31st May 2017
Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on the grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Registration Officer at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG  by 5pm on  8th June 2017. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 31st May 2017. To apply on the grounds or work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Wednesday 31st May 2017

East Anstey Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Death of Cllr Charles Gillett
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 

No election requested. The vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further details.

Devon County Council - 8 Vacancies 

Reason for vacancies - 4 year cycle of elections
Election Day - Thursday 4 May 2017
Stage - Results declared 5 May 2017 

View the results

Devon County Council Election Information and Full Devon Result

Notice of Election (pdf 12KB) published Monday 27 March.

Statement of Persons Nominated (pdf 125KB)
Notice of election agents (pdf 91KB)

Braunton Parish Council (West Ward) - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Wayne Withey
Election Day - Thursday 4 May 2017
Stage - Result declared 5 May 2017

View the result

Notice of Election (pdf 9KB)
Statement of Persons Nominated (pdf 13KB)
Notice of Poll (pdf 16KB)