Norcot by-election – notice of election

Election of a councillor for the ward listed below:

Norcot – one councillor

  1. Forms of nomination for the Norcot Ward By-Election may be obtained from the Electoral Services Office, Emmer Green Youth and Community Centre, St Barnabas Road, Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LN from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for the Norcot Ward electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.
  2. Nomination papers must be delivered by hand to the Returning Officer at the Electoral Services Office, Emmer Green Youth and Community Centre, St Barnabas Road, Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LN on any day after the date of this notice, on Monday – Friday 10.00am – 4.00pm (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4.00pm on Friday 7th July 2023.
  3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 3rd August 2023.
  4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 18th July. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
  5. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2LU by 5.00pm on Wednesday 19th July 2023.
  6. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2LU by 5.00pm on Wednesday 26th July 2023.
  7. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate or an Anonymous Elector’s Document valid for this election must reach the Electoral Registration officer by 5.00pm on Wednesday 26th July 2023.  Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate can be made online:www.gov.uk/apply-for-photo-id-voter-authority-certificate
  8. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity for work/service reasons or the form of accepted photographic identification that you were intending to use to vote has been lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed, or has not yet been received if applied for recently must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2LU by 5.00pm on Thursday 3rd August 2023.  The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5.00pm on Wednesday 26th July 2023.  To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5.00pm on Wednesday 26th July 2023
Last updated on 10/07/2023