By-Elections Top Be Held In East Yorkshire On Same Day As General Election

By-Elections Top Be Held In East Yorkshire On Same Day As General Election
By-Elections Top Be Held In East Yorkshire On Same Day As General Election

On Thursday 4 July, there will be by-elections in East Wolds and Coastal Ward and South East Holderness Ward.

Two councillors resigned, leading to the by-election. Residents in these wards can also elect their local councillors by voting in the parliamentary election.

In these two wards, the Statement of Persons Nominated has been published, listing the candidates for council.

View the list of candidates standing.

There will be two poll cards for these two Wards: one white for Parliamentary Elections, and one salmon for Ward Elections.

The key dates for the by-elections follow the same key dates for Parliamentary Elections:

Deadline to register to vote: 5pm Tuesday 18 June, to register to vote online takes five minutes; you need to be 18 and you need your National Insurance Number.
If you’ve moved house or changed your name you need to register to vote again.

Deadline for new postal applications, and changes to existing postal and proxy votes: 5pm Wednesday 19 June – You can choose to vote in person at a polling station, by post, or by proxy.
You can apply online to vote by post or proxy (someone else can vote on your behalf).

Deadline for new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy): 5pm Wednesday 26 June – If after 5pm on Wednesday 26 June you are unable to vote in person due to a medical emergency, work reasons or your form of ID has been lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed, you can apply to vote by proxy. Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Thursday 5 July.
Deadline to apply for free voter ID: 5pm on Wednesday 26 June – Residents need to bring photo ID when voting – a passport, driving licence, blue badge and an older person’s bus pass are all accepted forms of photo ID. If you don’t have photo ID, you can apply for free voter ID.

First date to apply for a replacement for a lost postal vote: Friday 28 June

Polling day: Thursday 4 July, polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm – Polling stations are listed on polling cards, though voters won’t need their polling card to vote.
If you need any help, or to find out if your polling station is accessible, contact the council on 01482 393300 or visit 

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