Notice of Election

UK Parliamentary Election for the

TORRIDGE AND WEST DEVON Constituency

An Election is to be held for a Member of Parliament to serve the Torridge and West Devon constituency.

Nomination papers can be obtained from the office of the (Acting) Returning Officer, Riverbank House, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2QG, during the times stated below.

Nomination papers must be delivered to the (Acting) Returning Officer at Riverbank House, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2QG on any day after the date of this notice, on Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, 14 Novemeber 2019.

The £500 deposit can be paid by legal tender or by means of a banker's draft from a drawer which carries on business as a banker in the United Kingdom or, with the (Acting) Returning Officer's consent, in any other manner (including by debit or credit card or the electronic transfer of funds).

If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 12 December 2019 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 p.m.

Applications to register to vote must reach the appropriate Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday, 26 November 2019.

Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the appropriate Electoral Registration Officer by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 26 November 2019.

Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the appropriate Electoral Registration Officer by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 December 2019.

Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on the grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the appropriate Electoral Registration Officer by 5 p.m. on Thursday, 12th December 2019. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 December 2019. 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 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 December 2019.

Electoral Registration Officer

Address

Torridge Local Authority Area

Riverbank House, Bideford, EX39 2QG

West Devon Local Authority Area

Kilworthy Park, Tavistock, PL19 0BZ

 

Dated: Thursday 7 November 2019

Jenny Wallace

(Acting) Returning Officer

Published by the (Acting) Returning Officer, Riverbank House, Devon, EX39 2QG