Southwater by-election called

Horsham District Council SUS-160714-093947001
Horsham District Council SUS-160714-093947001

A by-election for Southwater has been called for the second week of November following the death of Ian Howard last month.

Nomination packs are available from Horsham District Council’s electoral services team by emailing calling 01403 215280, or they can be downloaded from the council website.

Candidate nominations must be hand delivered to electoral services, Horsham District Council, Parkside, Chart Way, Horsham RH12 1RL by 4pm on Friday October 14.

Full details are given on the Notice of Election on our web site.

The deadline for registering to vote in this election is Tuesday October 25.

The deadline for receipt of applications to vote by post is 5pm on October 26.

The deadline for receipt of applications to vote by proxy is 5pm on November 2.

In certain circumstances for medical or employment reasons an emergency proxy can be applied for up until 5pm on 10 November 2016.

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