Notice of Election

NOTICE OF ELECTION
Parliamentary Election
For the TIVERTON & HONITON CONSTITUENCY
1. An election is to be held of one Member of Parliament for Tiverton & Honiton.
2. Forms of nomination for the Parliamentary Election may be obtained at Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PP from the Acting Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.
3. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Acting Returning Officer, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PP on any day after the date of this notice between the hours of 10am and 4pm but no later than 4 pm on Thursday, 11th May 2017.
4. The required deposit may be made either by the deposit of any legal tender, by means of a banker’s draft or, with the Acting Returning Officer’s consent, in any other manner (including by debit or credit card or the electronic transfer of funds).
5. If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 8th June 2017.
6. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PP by 5pm on Tuesday, 23rd May 2017.
7. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PP by 5pm on Wednesday, 31st May 2017.
8. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity, where the physical incapacity occurs after 5pm on Wednesday 31st May 2017 or for work/service reasons, where the elector becomes aware that they cannot got to the polling station in person after 5pm on Wednesday 31st May 2017, must reach the appropriate Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday, 8th June 2017.
9. Applications to be included on the Register of Electors can be made online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote or by completing a form available from the council offices. The deadline for applications to be received is Monday 22nd May 2017.
Electoral Registration Officer Address
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, EX16 6PP
East Devon District Council
Knowle, Sidmouth, EX10 8HL

Dated Friday 5 May 2017 Jill May
Acting Returning Officer
Printed and published by the Acting Returning Officer, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PP

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