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Candidates nominated for Ryhall and Casterton by-election

Date Published: 14 February 2022
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Two people have been nominated as candidates to become a Rutland County Councillor for Ryhall and Casterton Ward.

The poll for the Ryhall and Casterton by-election will take place between 7.00am and 10.00pm on 10 March 2022. The two candidates nominated are as follows:

  • Richard Foster, Conservative Party Candidate
  • Rick Wilson, Green Party Candidate

In line with Electoral Commission and Government guidance, it is recommended that voters wear face coverings in polling stations to reduce the risk from COVID-19. Hand sanitising stations and single-use pencils for marking ballots will also be provided.

The deadline for receiving new applications to register to vote for this election is midnight on 22 February 2022. Guidance on how to register can be found at: www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

New applications to vote by post and any requests to cancel or change an existing postal or proxy vote must reach the Council’s Electoral Services Team by 5.00pm on 23 February in order to be valid for this election.

New applications to vote by proxy except on the grounds of a medical emergency must be submitted before 5.00pm on 2 March 2022.

For more information about the Ryhall and Casterton by-election, voter registration and how to vote, please visit: www.rutland.gov.uk/elections or email: elections@rutland.gov.uk. Alternatively, please call: 01572 722 577.

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