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Thursday 2nd February 2017

Election of a councillor

ELECTION OF A COUNCILLOR FOR THE TOWN OF CHARLBURY

1. NOMINATION PAPERS
Nomination Papers may be obtained from the offices of the 
Returning Officer, Council Offices, Woodgreen, Witney, Oxon OX28 1NBon Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
They may alternatively be obtained from the Clerk of the Town Council.

2. DELIVERY OF NOMINATION PAPERS
Nomination Papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, at the Electoral Services Office, Council Offices, Woodgreen, Witney, Oxon OX28 1NB, on any date after the date of this notice, on Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, but not later than 4 pm on Friday 10 February 2017

3. POLL
If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 9 March 2017

4. APPLICATIONS TO VOTE BY POST OR PROXY
Applications to vote by post, or to vary or cancel existing postal or proxy voting arrangements, must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5 pm on Wednesday 22 February 2017.  Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 1 March 2017.  Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on the grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by no later than 5 pm on Thursday 9 March 2017.  The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 1 March 2017.  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 5pm on Wednesday 1 March 2017.  All applications and notices regarding absent voting must be sent to the Electoral Registration Officer, Electoral Services Office, Council Offices, Woodgreen, Witney, Oxon OX28 1NB. Application forms for postal and proxy voting are available from that address.

5. APPLICATIONS TO REGISTER TO VOTE
Applications to register to vote must be received by the Electoral Registration Officer no later than 12 midnight on Tuesday 21 February 2017 if they are to be effective for this election.

6. ELECTION INFORMATION
For further information about elections please visit www.westoxon.gov.uk/elections or telephone the Elections Office on (01993) 861410.
Dated:  Thursday 2 February 2017
Keith Butler
Returning Officer


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