UK Parliamentary election
Election of a Member of Parliament for the Witney constituency
An Election is to be held for a Member of Parliament to serve the above Constituency.
2. NOMINATION PAPERS
Nomination papers can be obtained from the office of the Acting Returning Officer, Woodgreen, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 1NB on Monday to Friday between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm.
3. DELIVERY OF NOMINATION PAPERS
Nomination papers must be delivered to the Acting Returning Officer at the Electoral Services Office, Council Offices, Woodgreen, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 1NB between 10 am and 4 pm on Monday 11 November to Thursday 14 November 2019, inclusive.
4. PAYMENT OF DEPOSIT
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 payable to Witney Constituency Parliamentary Election Account. The deposit may alternatively be made by electronic transfer to that account: sort code 40-47-07; account number 51701746.
If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 12 December 2019.
6. APPLICATIONS TO REGISTER TO VOTE
Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 26 November 2019.
7. APPLICATIONS TO VOTE BY POST OR PROXY
Applications to vote by post, or to vary or cancel existing postal or proxy voting arrangements, must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5 pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019.
Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5 pm 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 Electoral Registration Officer by 5 pm on Thursday 12 December 2019. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm 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 5pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019.
All applications and notices regarding absent voting must be sent to the Electoral Registration Officer, Electoral Services Office, Council Offices, Woodgreen, Witney, Oxon, OX28 1NB . Application forms for postal and proxy voting are available from that address and from www.westoxon.gov.uk/register
8. ELECTION INFORMATION
For further information about elections visit www.westoxon.gov.uk/elections or telephone the Elections Office on (01993) 861410.
Dated: 8 November 2019
Acting Returning Officer