Following the resignation of two Aylesbury Vale district councillors in the wards of Gatehouse and Southcourt, the date for the by-elections to fill the vacant seats has been announced as Thursday 11th December 2014.
The Southcourt by-election will also be combined with a poll for the vacancy in Aylesbury Town Council’s Southcourt ward.
Any person wishing to stand as a candidate at the by-elections can collect a nomination pack from the council offices at The Gateway, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury. The deadline for receipt of nominations is 4.00pm on Friday 14th November 2014. The candidates who are standing will be confirmed on Monday 17th November 2014.
The last date for registration for residents in those wards who are not currently on the electoral register but who want to vote has been confirmed as Tuesday 25th November 2014.
The deadline for new applications for a postal vote has been announced as 5.00pm on Wednesday 26th November 2014. Ballot papers will go out to postal voters shortly after this.
Proxy vote applications will need to be received by 5.00pm on Wednesday 3rd December 2014 and the by-elections will take place on Thursday 11th December 2014, with polling stations open from 7.00am to 10.00pm.