Local Council Elections - key deadlines for voters and candidates

Local Council Elections - key deadlines for voters and candidates

The East Lindsey District, Town & Parish Council Elections take place on Thursday 2nd May, 2019.

Polling Stations will be open from 7am until 10pm. Those registered to vote will receive a Poll Card from Tuesday 26th March which will detail their voting arrangements.

Key dates for Voters

  • If you're not yet registered to vote you must do so by midnight on Friday 12th April. You can register online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
  • If you wish to vote by post your completed postal vote application must be received by 5pm on Monday 15thApril. You can find out how to apply for a postal vote at
    https://www.e-lindsey.gov.uk/article/5887/How-to-Register .
  • If you wish to alter or cancel an existing postal vote or existing proxy vote you must do so by 5pm on Monday 15th April by contacting the Elections Team on 01507 601111 or elections@e-lindsey.gov.uk
  • Postal vote packs will be delivered after Monday 15th April. If you are likely to be away from your home after Monday 15th April please contact the Elections Team immediately to discuss alternative voting arrangements.
  • New proxy vote applications, where you authorise someone else to vote on your behalf, must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 24th April. You can find out how to apply for a proxy vote at https://www.e-lindsey.gov.uk/article/5887/How-to-Register

Information for Prospective Candidates

  • Nomination papers must be delivered by hand to the Returning Officer, East Lindsey District Council, Room 3, Tedder Hall, Manby Park, Louth, LN11 8UP by 4pm on Wednesday 3rd April. Nomination papers for the District Council are available at
    www.e-lindsey.gov.uk , nomination papers for the Parish/Town Councils are available at www.e-lindsey.gov.uk
  • An informal check of nomination papers is available on an appointment only basis. To make an appointment, please call 01507 601111 or email

For more information visit www.e-lindsey.gov.uk/elections

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 11:04 by Steve Larner

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