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Hastings ward by-election called

Nominations can now be made for the two vacant Charnwood Borough Council seats in the Hastings ward in Loughborough.

Forms of nomination are available from the council offices and must be returned by 4pm on Friday, September 29. More details are on the notice of election

If the seats are contested a poll will be held on Thursday, October 26.

Key dates if a poll is held:

  • the last date to register to vote for this election would be midnight on Tuesday, October 10
  • 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 Wednesday October 11
  • the deadline for new applications for proxy votes is 5pm, Wednesday, October 18
  • applications to vote by emergency proxy on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must be in by 5pm, Thursday October 26. Physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on October 18. 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 October 18

More details on the above are contained on the notice of election

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