By-election for Preston Ward – 6th May 2021
The By-election will take place for the above Ward on Thursday, 6 May 2021. If you are thinking of standing as a candidate you can download the relevant nomination forms and guidance, including information on campaigning from the Electoral Commission’s website here.
Please note that the forms must be printed as electronic copies cannot be accepted.
A link to the government’s guidance on campaigning can be found here.
Nomination papers have to be hand delivered by appointment only at South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester DT1 1UZ between 8.30am and 4.30pm from 29 March 2021 until 4pm on 8 April 2021. Appointments can be made by phoning 01305 838299 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information on the nomination delivery is available on the Dorset Council’s website here.
Dorset Council are currently investigating whether they are able to offer a date to receive papers at other locations and will advise further if they are able to do so.