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Election Day - East Ward of Hatfield Town Council - Thursday 23 November 2017

Details of a by election in East Ward of Hatfield Town Council

There is a vacancy in East Ward of Hatfield Town Council.  A by election will be held on Thursday 23 November 2017.

Notice of Poll

Notice showing details of candidates validly nominated, names of their respective proposers and seconders, date and hours of the poll.

Notice of Election

Applications for electoral registration

To vote in the by election you must be included in the register of electors.  If you are not already registered, you can register online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote or contact Electoral Services by email: elections@welhat.gov.uk or by telephone on 01707 357300 to request an application form.  All registration applications must be received by the Electoral Registration Officer at Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE by 12 midnight on Tuesday 7 November 2017.

Absent voting - by post or by proxy

If you are included in the Welwyn Hatfield register of electors you can apply to vote by post or proxy.   You can download an application form at www.aboutmyvote.co.uk, or contact Electoral Services by email: elections@welhat.gov.uk or by telephone on 01707 357300 to request an application form.  Once completed, forms can be emailed to elections@welhat.gov.uk .

The following deadlines apply for the by election on 23 November 2017:

  • all applications for new postal votes, or requests to change or cancel an existing postal or proxy appointment, must be received by the Electoral Registration Officer at Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE by 5pm on Wednesday 8 November 2017.

  • all applications for new proxy votes (but not postal proxy votes or emergency proxy votes) must be received by the Electoral Registration Officer at Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE by 5pm on Wednesday 15 November 2017.

  • an emergency proxy may be granted where the emergency has occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 15 November 2017 on the grounds of a physical incapacity or for work/service reasons.  All applications must be received by the Electoral Registration Officer at Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE by 5pm on Thursday 23 November 2017.  You can contact Electoral Services on 01707 357300 for advice.

    Please note that all absent voting applications require your personal identifiers - date of birth and signature, and must be completed correctly.

    Information for Candidates

    Information and guidance about standing as a candidate and nomination packs are available from the Electoral Commission's website at www.electoralcommission.org.uk

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