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Last updated: Tue 5 Mar 2019

Nunney Parish Council elections

Mendip District Council has given notice of the election of Parish Councillors in many parishes and wards, including Nunney.

Parish council electionsThe formal notice follows below. Nunney Parish Council has 11 Councillors to be elected.

Notice is hereby given that:

  1. An election of Parish Councillors is to be held for the Parishes and Wards of Parishes shown in the Schedule below.
  2. Nomination papers are to be delivered to the Returning Officer at, Asham, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT between the hours of 9.00am and 4.30pm on any day after the date of this notice, but not later than 4.00pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019.
  3. Forms of nomination papers may be obtained at the Election Office, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT from the undersigned, who will, at the request of any elector for the said Parishes and Wards of Parishes, prepare a nomination paper for signature.
  4. If an election is contested, the poll will take place on THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019.
  5. New applications to register to vote at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Election Office, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT by midnight on Friday 12 April 2019. Applications can be made online by visiting www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
  6. Electors and their proxies should take note that applications for new postal votes, or cancellation of, or changes to existing applications, to be treated as an absent voter, for example different address for the ballot paper to be sent, must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Election Office, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT by 5.00pm on Monday 15 April 2019 if they are to be effective for this election.
  7. Electors and their proxies should also note that applications for new proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Election Office, Mendip Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT by 5.00pm on Wednesday 24 April 2019.
  8. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on the grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Election Office, Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT by 5 p.m. on Thursday 25 October 2018. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 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 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2019.


Election Timetable – Parish, Town and City Council Elections
2 May 2019
The days which are disregarded in calculating the timetable are Saturday, Sunday, Good Friday, Easter Monday, bank holidays and any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning.
Please be aware that the timetable may change in the event of days being appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning.

Event

Working days before poll (deadline if not midnight)

Date

Publication of notice of election

31 Days

Monday 18 March

Delivery of nomination papers

From the date stated on the notice of election up to 4pm on the nineteenth working day before the election

4pm on Wednesday 3 April

Delivery of nomination papers

From the day after the publication of notice of election until 4pm on the nineteenth working day before the election (10am to 4pm)

Between 9.30am and 4pm on any working day after publication of the notice of election until 4pm on Wednesday 3 April

Deadline for withdrawals of nomination

19 days (4pm)

4pm on Wednesday 3 April

Making objections to nomination papers

On 19 days (10am to 5pm), subject to the following:

Between 10am and 12noon objections can be made to all delivered nominations

Between 12 noon and 5pm objections can only be made to nominations delivered after 4pm, 20 days before the poll

Between 10am and 12 noon on Wednesday 3 April l objections can be made to all delivered nominations

Between 12 noon and 5pm on Wednesday 3 April objections can only be made to nominations delivered after 4pm on Tuesday 2 April

Publication of statement of persons nominated

Not later than 18 days (4pm)

Not later than 4pm on Thursday 4 April

Deadline for receiving applications for registration

12 days

Friday 12 April

Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes

11 days (5pm)

5pm on Monday 15 April

Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)

6 days (5pm)

5pm on Wednesday 24 April

Publication of notice of poll

Not later than 6 days

Not later than Wednesday 24 April

Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agents

5 days

Thursday 25 April

First date that electors can apply for a replacement for lost postal votes

4 days

Friday 26 April

Polling day

0 (7am to 10pm)

Thursday 2 May

Last time that electors can apply for a replacement for spoilt or lost postal votes

0 (5pm)

5pm on Thursday 2 May

Deadline for emergency proxy applications

0 (5pm)

5pm on Thursday 2 May

Last time to alter the register due to clerical error or court appeal

0 (9pm)

9pm on Thursday 2 May

Delivery of return as to election expenses

Not later than 28 calendar days after the date of the election

Thursday 30 May

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