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Notice of Election

Notice of Election

  1. An election is to be held of Two Town Councillors for Great Aycliffe (Byerley Park, Horndale & Cobblers Hall) and One Town Councillor for Great Aycliffe (Simpasture)
  2. Forms of nomination for the Parish Election may be obtained from the Returning Officer, Room 1/104-115, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.
  3. Nomination papers must be delivered the Returning Officer, Room 1/104-115, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL on any day after the date of this notice but no later than 4pm on Friday, 12th November 2021.
  4. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 9th December 2021.
  5. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 23 November 2021.  Applications can be made online: register to vote
  6. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Room 1/104-115, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL by 5pm on Wednesday, 24th November 2021.
  7. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Room 1/104-115, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL by 5pm on Wednesday, 1st December 2021.
  8. 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 Room 1/104-115, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL by 5pm on Thursday, 9th December 2021. The physical capacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday, 1st December 2021.  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, 1st December 2021.