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Forthcoming By-Elections - Thursday 6 May 2021

By-elections can take place at short notice so please check this page regularly for details of those forthcoming.

Please see below for details of the forthcoming Parish/Town Council by-elections in South Norfolk. 

Candidates and agents 

If you wish to stand as a candidate then you will need to submit your nomination paper by 4pm on 8 April 2021 to the Electoral Services Team, Broadland and South Norfolk Council, Thorpe Lodge, 1 Yarmouth Road, Norwich, NR7 0DU.

Nominations must be submitted in person and due to Covid-19 restrictions, it will be necessary to book an appointment to hand in nominations.

Any questions; please contact the Electoral Services Team on election.services@broadland.gov.uk or 01603 430483. Alternatively elections@s-norfolk.gov.uk or 01508 533704.

 

Guidance for candidates and agents has been provided by the Electoral Commission

An online briefing for candidates and agents took place on Monday 22 March. 

A copy of the slides are available to view here.

A copy of the briefing notes are available to view here

For details of where your polling station will be, please click here

 

The statement of persons nominated for all by-elections in South Norfolk can be viewed here

The Notice of Poll for all by-elections in South Norfolk can be viewed here

 

Election timetable:

Publication of notice of election: Monday 29 March

Poll cards first issue despatch: Thursday 1 April

Delivery of nomination papers: between 10am and 4pm on any working day after publication of notice of election and until 4pm on Thursday 8 April

Deadline for delivery of nomination papers: 4pm on Thursday 8 April

Publication of statement of persons nominated: not later than 4pm on Friday 9 April

Deadline for receiving applications to be added to the electoral register: Monday 19 April

Deadline for receiving new postal vote and proxy postal applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes 5pm on Tuesday 20 April

Postal votes first issue despatch: Tuesday 20 April

Postal votes second issue despatch: Monday 26 April

Poll cards second issue despatch: Tuesday 27 April

Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not proxy postal or emergency proxy): 5pm on Tuesday 27 April

First time that electors can apply for emergency proxy: after 5pm on Tuesday 27 April

Publication of notice of poll: no later than Tuesday 27 April

Deadline for notification of appointment of polling agents, counting agents and sub agents: Wednesday 28 April

First date that electors can apply for replacement for lost postal votes: Thursday 29 April

Last time that electors can apply for replacement for last or spoilt postal votes: 5pm on Thursday 6 May

Deadline for emergency proxy applications 5pm on Thursday 6 May

Polling day: 7am to 10pm on Thursday 6 May

Counting of the votes cast in the by-elections will take place at the Arena, Royal Norfolk Show Ground on Friday 7 May 2021.

For further information on voting, please contact the Electoral Services Team, South Norfolk Council, Thorpe Lodge, 1 Yarmouth Road, Norwich, NR7 0DU elections@s-norfolk.gov.uk  or 01508 533704

If you are not already registered, please Register to vote 

There will be a by-election to elect four town councillors to fill four vacancies at Costessey Town Council for the Queen's Hills ward.  This election is scheduled to take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.

Guidance for candidates has been provided by the Electoral Commission, please click here:

Notices will be published as per the dates below. 

Notice of Election for Costessey Town Council - Queen's Hills by-election published on Monday 29 March, please click to view: Notice of Election

Publication of statement of persons nominated: published on Friday 9 April - please see the main section above for the link to view the statement.

Publication of notice of poll: no later than Tuesday 27 April

 

If you have any questions please contact elections@s-norfolk.gov.uk

There will be a by-election to elect one town councillor to fill one vacancy at Costessey Town Council for the Old Costessey ward. 

This election will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.

Guidance for candidates has been provided by the Electoral Commission, please click here

Notices will be published as per the dates below. 

Notice of Election for Costessey Town Council - Old Costessey by-election published on Monday 29 March, please click to view: Notice of Election

Publication of statement of persons nominated: published on Friday 9 April - please see the main section above for the link to view the statement.

Publication of notice of poll: no later than Tuesday 27 April

 

If you have any questions please contact elections@s-norfolk.gov.uk

There will be a by-election to elect town councillors to fill two vacancies at Wymondham Town Council in the North ward. 

These elections will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.

Guidance for candidates has been provided by the Electoral Commission here.

Notices will be published as per the dates below. 

Notice of Election for Wymondham Town Council - North Ward by-election published on Monday 29 March, please click to view: Notice of Election

Publication of statement of persons nominated: published on Friday 9 April - please see the main section above for the link to view the statement.

Publication of notice of poll: no later than Tuesday 27 April

 

If you have any questions please contact elections@s-norfolk.gov.uk

There will be a by-election to elect a town councillor to fill one vacancy at Wymondham Town Council in the Central ward. 

This election will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.

Guidance for candidates has been provided by the Electoral Commission here.

Notices will be published as per the dates below. 

Notice of Election for Wymondham Town Council - Central Ward by-election published on Monday 29 March, please click to view: Notice of Election

Publication of statement of persons nominated: published on Friday 9 April - please see the main section above for the link to view the statement.

Publication of notice of poll: no later than Tuesday 27 April

 

If you have any questions please contact elections@s-norfolk.gov.uk