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Candidates Nominated for Local By-Elections

Date Published: 27 June 2017
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Candidates have been nominated for the Whissendine and Ketton by-elections, to be held on 20th July 2017.

By-elections are taking place following the resignations of Councillor Kevin Thomas and Councillor Diana MacDuff, who represented Whissendine and Ketton Wards respectively.

Four people have been nominated as candidates for election in Whissendine. They are:

  • Ian Arnold (Independent)
  • Peter Jones (Conservative Party)
  • Sue Lammin (Independent)
  • Johannah Randall (Liberal Democrats)

Two people have been nominated as candidates for election in Ketton. They are:

  • Gordon Brown(Conservative Party)
  • Kenneth Siddle(Liberal Democrats)

The polls for both by-elections will take place on 20th July 2017 between 7am and 10pm.

The deadline for receiving new applications to register to vote in time for this election is 4th July. Guidance on how to register can be found on the Your Vote Matters website

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 5th July in order to be valid.

New applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) must be submitted before 5pm on 12th July.

For more information about these elections or registering to vote, please contact the Electoral Services Team by emailing: elections@rutland.gov.uk or calling: 01572 722 577

Alternatively, please visit our dedicated Elections and Electoral Registration page.


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