Election announced for Holgate Ward

Published Thursday, 11th January 2018

The Notice of Vacancy in the office of Councillor for the Holgate Ward has been published by the returning officer, Mary Weastell.

This vacancy occurred due to the recent retirement of Councillor Sonja Crisp.

An election to fill this vacancy will be held on Thursday 15 February, following two local government electors writing to request that the returning officer fill the vacancy by an election.

The Notice of Election will be published today (Thursday 11 January), with nominations accepted from Friday 12 January to Friday 19 January 2018.

Further information on standing for election will be available at www.york.gov.uk/elections following the Notice of Election being published.

Residents who are not currently registered to vote are encouraged to go visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. All applications must be made by Tuesday 30 January 2018.

Residents who wish to arrange a postal vote can find further information at www.york.gov.uk or by contacting Electoral Services on 01904 551007 or electoral.services@york.gov.uk.

Completed applications for a postal vote must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 31 January 2018. Postal votes will be sent out first class from Thursday 1 February 2018.


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