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Braunton Parish Council (West Ward) - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Wayne Withey
Election Day - Thursday 4 May 2017 (if contested)
Stage - Ten names received - nomination period 

For the full nomination pack you need to download all three documents. All nominations MUST BE HAND DELIVERED. Any nominations delivered via the post will be rejected and invalid.

1. Nomination Pack Letter (pdf 43KB)
2. Nomination Pack (pdf 311KB)
3. Candidate's Information Sheet (pdf 259KB)

Timetable:
Notice of Election (pdf 9KB) published Friday 17 March
Last day for delivery of nomination papers - 4:00pm - Tuesday 4 April
Statement of Persons Nominated - 4:00pm - Wednesday 5 April
Last day for withdrawal of candidature - 4:00pm - Tuesday 4 April
Last day for appointment of election agents - 4:00pm - Tuesday 4 April
Last day to register to be eligible to vote in these elections - Thursday 13 April
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 18 April
Notice of Poll - 4:00pm - Tuesday 25 April
Last day for applications to vote by proxy - 5:00pm - Tuesday 25 April
Last day for notice of appointment of counting agents (and polling agents) - 4:00pm - Wednesday 26 April
Last day to issue replacement spoilt of lost ballot papers - 5:00pm - Thursday 4 May
Last day for new applications to vote by proxy on grounds of medical emergency or work/study reasons - 5:00pm - Thursday 4 May
Polling day - 7:00am to 10:00pm - Thursday 4 May
Verification of Ballot Papers - North Devon Leisure Centre, Barnstaple - 10:00pm until finish - Thursday 4 May
Count of Ballot Papers and declaration of results - North Devon Leisure Centre, Barnstaple - The count for Braunton West will follow the counts for the County Council elections - Friday 5 May

Loxhore Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Carole Nicholls
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of vacancy published 14 March 2017 

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 3 April 2017 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District 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 below. 

Request for Election (pdf 11KB)

Burrington Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Andy Carnegie
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of vacancy published 8 March 2017 

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 28 March 2017 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District 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 below. 

Request for Election (pdf 11KB)

Devon County Council - 8 Vacancies 

Reason for vacancies - 4 year cycle of elections
Election Day - Thursday 4 May 2017
Stage - Notice of election will be published 27 March 2017 

Nomination Packs

For the full nomination pack you need to download the first three documents followed by the pack for the area you wish to stand. Please note completed papers cannot be delivered to us before 27 March 2017. All nominations MUST BE HAND DELIVERED. Any nominations delivered via the post will be rejected and invalid.

1. Nomination Pack Letter (pdf 70KB)
2. Candidate's Checklist for Nomination Papers (pdf 14KB)
3. Information Sheet for Candidates (pdf 44KB)

Barnstaple North Nomination Pack (pdf 173KB)
Barnstaple South Nomination Pack (pdf 174KB)
Braunton Rural Nomination Pack (pdf 173KB)
Chulmleigh and Landkey Nomination Pack (pdf 174KB)
Combe Martin Rural Nomination Pack (pdf 173KB)
Fremington Rural Nomination Pack (pdf 173KB)
Ilfracombe Nomination Pack (pdf 173KB)
South Molton Nomination Pack (pdf 183KB)

Additional Optional Downloads

Electoral Register Request Form (pdf 10KB)
Absent Voters List Request Form (pdf 10KB)

Timetable:
Notice of Election (12KB) published Monday 27 March.
Last day for delivery of nomination papers - 4:00pm - Tuesday 4 April
Statement of Persons Nominated - 4:00pm - Wednesday 5 April
Last day for withdrawal of candidature - 4:00pm - Tuesday 4 April
Last day for appointment of election agents - 4:00pm - Tuesday 4 April
Last day to register to be eligible to vote in these elections - Thursday 13 April
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 18 April
Notice of Poll - 4:00pm - Tuesday 25 April
Last day for applications to vote by proxy - 5:00pm - Tuesday 25 April
Last day for notice of appointment of counting agents (and polling agents) - 4:00pm - Wednesday 26 April
Last day to issue replacement spoilt of lost ballot papers - 5:00pm - Thursday 4 May
Last day for new applications to vote by proxy on grounds of medical emergency or work/study reasons - 5:00pm - Thursday 4 May
Polling day - 7:00am to 10:00pm - Thursday 4 May
Verification of Ballot Papers - North Devon Leisure Centre, Barnstaple - 10:00pm until finish - Thursday 4 May
Count of Ballot Papers and declaration of results - North Devon Leisure Centre, Barnstaple - 10:00am until finish - Friday 5 May

Bishops Tawton Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Sam Mckernan
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Notice of vacancy published 3 March 2017 

The vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Landkey Parish Council - 1 Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Tolley Angel
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Notice of vacancy published 28 February 2017 - Co-option

The vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information. 

Goodleigh Parish Council - 1 Vacancy 

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Mrs Hayley Wright
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Notice of vacancy published 10 February 2017 - Co-option

The vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Trentishoe Parish Council - 1 Vacancy 

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr John Loveday
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Notice of vacancy published 31 January 2017 - Co-option

The vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information. 

Bratton Fleming Parish Council - 1 Vacancy 

Reason for vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Peter Freemanfurther information.

Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 10 February 2017 

The vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Parliamentary Election - North Devon Constituency

Election Expenses

The returns and declarations as to expenses of the candidates and election agents have been received.

CANDIDATE

AGENT

CANN, Mark Michael Robert

Tobias Ebert

CROWTHER, Stephen James

Michael Pagram

HARVEY, Nicholas Barton

Richard Foord

HEATON-JONES, Peter

David Hoare

KNIGHT, Richard Antony

Mark Haworth-Booth

SABLES, Gerrard Anthony

Stuart McGuinness

These returns and declarations (including accompanying documents) can be inspected at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG. During office hours within the next two years.