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Wollaston & Stourbridge Town By election

Wollaston & Stourbridge Town Ward

turnout: 23.23%
  Bramall, Christopher Ashley
Liberal Democrat
169 (7.12%)
  Deeley, Barbara Gillian
UK Independence Party (UKIP)
249 (10.49%)
  Eden, Russell Anthony
Independent
211 (8.89%)
  Griffiths, Ken
British National Party
96 (4.05%)
  Rogers, Matt
Conservative Party Candidate
787 (33.16%)
  Sweeney, Ben
Green Party Candidate
7 (0.29%)
Elected
(23:30)
Sykes, Barbara Evelyn
The Labour and Co-Operative Party Candidate
847 (35.69%)
  Spoilt Papers 7 (0.29%)

 


 

Following the sad death of Malcolm Knowles a by-election will take place on Thursday 31st Januray 2013.

Timetable

Monday 21st December 2012 – Publication of the Notice of Election

Friday 4th January 2013 – Noon close of nominations

Tuesday 8th January 2013 – Noon Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated

Wednesday 9th January 2013 - Noon Notice of appointment of election agents

Wednesday 16th January 2013 – last day for applications to be included on the register of electors in order to vote in the election

Wednesday 16th January 2013 – 5:00 pm last day for requests for a new postal or to change or cancel an existing postal vote or proxy appointment

Wednesday 23rd January 2013 – 5:00 pm last day for new applications to vote by proxy (except postal proxies and medical emergencies)


Notices

Notice of Election - Please find the link at the bottom of the page

Statement of Persons Nominated - Please find the link at the bottom of the page 

Notice of Election Agents - Please find the link at the bottom of the page

Notice of Poll - Please find the link at the bottom of the page 

Links to the above notices will be in place upon publication of the notice.


Information for Electors

If you are a British, Commonwealth or European Union Citizen you are entitled to vote at these elections as long as your name is correctly included on the Register of Electors. To check your registration please contact Electoral Services on 01384 814741

The deadline for registration to enable you to be able to vote on 3rd May is Wednesday 16th January 2013 

If you have moved recently you may not be registered for your current address, please see our Download Forms page for an application to Register as an elector .

Completed forms should be returned to

Electoral Services

Old Crown Court

Priory Street 

Dudley

West Midlands

DY1 1EY

 

Poll Cards will be issued to all electors by Wednesday 9th January 2013 giving details of polling station locations.  The hours of poll will be from 7:00 am until 10:00 pm.

Poll cards will also be issued to all postal voters, if you have previously applied to vote by post or proxy and now find that you are able to get to the polling station, the postal/proxy vote can be cancelled, this must be done in writing before5:00pm on Wednensday 16th January 2013. 

Notifications should be sent to:

Electoral Services,

Old Crown Court

Priory Street

Dudley

West Midlands

DY1 1EY.


If you cannot get to the polling station on election day you can apply for an absent vote:

This means you will need to complete a Postal Vote application form to enable you to vote by post.

Applications to be received by no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday 16th January 2013.

Postal Ballot Packs will be issued during the week prior to the election. 

If you are going to be away at that time you may wish to appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf, please complete a Proxy vote application form.

Closing date for receipt of completed proxy appointment forms is 5:00pm on Wednesday 23rd January 2013.

All forms can be found from our Download Forms page, please return all completed application forms to : 

Electoral Services

Old Crown Court 

Priory Street

Dudley

West Midlands

DY1 1EY