Two people have been nominated as candidates to become a Rutland County Councillor for Oakham South.
The poll for the Oakham South by-election will take place on Thursday 19 August 2021 between 7am and 10pm and the two candidates nominated are as follows:
In line with Electoral Commission and Government guidance, it is recommended that voters wear face masks 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 Tuesday 3 August 2021. Applications can be made online 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 5pm on Wednesday 4 August to be valid for this election.
New applications to vote by proxy except on the grounds of a medical emergency must be submitted before 5pm on Wednesday 11 August. Emergency proxy votes will be available as other recent elections.
For more information about the Oakham South by-elections, voter registration and how to vote, please visit: www.rutland.gov.uk/elections or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, please call: 01572 722 577.
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