Nominations can now be made for the vacant Charnwood Borough Council seat in the Shelthorpe ward in Loughborough.
Forms of nomination are available from the council offices and must be returned by 4pm on Friday, July 7. More details are on the notice of election.
If the seat is contested a poll will be held on Thursday, August 3.
Key dates if a poll is held:
- the last date to register to vote for this election would be midnight on Tuesday, July 18
- applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the electoral registration officer at the council by 5pm on July 19
- the deadline for new applications for proxy votes is 5pm, July 26
- applications to vote by emergency proxy on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must be in by 5pm, August 3. Physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on July 26. To apply for an emergency proxy vote on the grounds of work/service, you must have become aware that you cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm on July 26
More details on the above are contained on the notice of election.