Ambleside and Grasmere District By-election
Ambleside and Grasmere District by-election
Due to the resignation of Councillor Heidi Halliday, there will be a by-election to elect a District Councillor for the Ambleside and Grasmere ward. This will take place alongside the Cumbria County Council elections on Thursday 4 May.
For any information relating to the UK Parliamentary Election on Thursday 8 June 2017, please visit the Parliamentary election page.
Candidates have now been announced and the by-election will be contested. For a list of who is standing, please see the Statement of Persons Nominated below:
The following notices have also been published:
Register to vote
It is now too late to register to vote in time for the elections on Thursday 4 May. You can still register to vote for future elections by visiting register to vote.
If you are unable to get to a polling station you still have time to apply for a proxy vote. New proxy vote applications must be received by 5pm on Tuesday 25 April 2017.
For more information, including application forms, see postal and proxy voting.
|Publication of notice of election||Thursday 23 March|
|Despatch of poll cards||Tuesday 28 March|
|Publication of statement of persons nominated||Wednesday 5 April (4pm)|
|Publication of notice of situation of polling stations||Wednesday 5 April|
|Publication of notice of poll||Wednesday 5 April|
|Deadline for receiving applications for registration||Thursday 13 April|
|Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes||Tuesday 18 April (5pm)|
|Despatch of postal votes||Wednesday 19 April|
|Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)||Tuesday 25 April (5pm)|
|Polling day||Thursday 4 May (7am to 10pm)|
|Declaration of results||Friday 5 May|