Candidates confirmed for Kendal by-elections

Last Updated: 27 August 2021

Following the resignation of Councillor Jonathan Owen, by-elections will be held on Thursday, 23 September 2021 to fill one vacancy on the Kendal North Ward of South Lakeland District Council and one vacancy on the Strickland Ward of Kendal Town Council. 

The Statements of Persons nominated and Notices of Poll have now been published and confirm that four candidates will contest each by-election, one each from the Conservative Party, Green Party, Labour Party and Liberal Democrats.

Anyone who is registered to vote and lives in the affected wards will be eligible to vote.

The deadline for registering to vote in time for the by-elections is midnight on Tuesday, 7 September.

The deadline for applying for a postal vote is 5pm on Wednesday, 8 September.

Further information about the by-election, including the full list of candidates, Notice of Poll, how to register to vote and applying for a postal or proxy vote, including for an emergency proxy vote for Covid-19 reasons.