NOTICE OF ELECTION

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

Election of District Councillors

Notice is hereby given that an election is to be held for District Councillors for the Wards listed below

Wards Number of District Councillors to be elected Wards Number of District Councillors to be elected
Alton One Bagnall & Stanley One
Biddulph East Three Biddulph Moor One
Biddulph North Three Biddulph South One
Biddulph West Three Brown Edge and Endon Three
Caverswall One Cellarhead Two
Cheadle North East Two Cheadle South East Two
Cheadle West Three Checkley Three
Cheddleton Three Churnet Two
Dane One Forsbrook Three
Hamps Valley One Horton One
Ipstones One Leek East Three
Leek North Three Leek South Three
Leek West Three Manifold One
Werrington Two    
  1. Nomination papers for the District Elections may be obtained from the Returning Officer, Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HQ.
  2. Nomination papers must be hand delivered to the Returning Officer, Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HQ on any day after the date of this notice, Monday to Friday between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm (excluding bank holidays) but NOT LATER THAN 4.00 pm on Wednesday, 3 April 2019.
  3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 2 May 2019 between the hours of 7.00 am and 10.00 pm
  4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Friday 12 April 2019. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
  5. Applications to vote by post, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HQ by 5.00 pm on Monday, 15 April 2019 if they are to be effective for this election.
  6. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HQ by 5.00 pm on Wednesday, 24 April 2019 if they are to be effective for this election.
  7. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HQ by 5.00 pm on Thursday, 2 May 2019 if they are to be effective for this election.  The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5.00 pm 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 5.00 pm on Wednesday, 24 April 2019.