Parish Council Elections 3 May 2012 – Timetable

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2012 is an election year for Compton & Shawford Parish Council.

All nine seats on the Parish Council are up for election as well as 19 seats on Winchester City Council.

The table of key dates below was received from Winchester City Council.

References to election agents, not usually relevant at the Parish Council level), have been omitted.



Publication of Notice of Election Tuesday 27 March 2012
Receipt of Nominations by

Electoral Services Unit, City Offices, Colebrook Street, Winchester

during office hours(Monday to Friday 10.00am – 4.00pm, excluding Bank Holidays)

Nominations can be submitted from Wednesday 28 March 2012

and must be received not later than noon on Wednesday 4 April 2012

Publication of Statements of Persons Nominated noon on Tuesday 10 April 2012
Withdrawal of Candidate noon on Wednesday 11 April 2012
Last Date for Registration Wednesday 18 April 2012
Receipt of Postal Vote Applications 5:00 pm Wednesday 18 April 2012
Publication of Notice of Poll Wednesday 25 April 2012
Receipt of Proxy Vote Applications 5:00 pm Wednesday 25 April 2012
Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications 5:00 pm Thursday 3 May 2012
Day of Poll – at Shawford Parish Hall 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Thursday 3 May 2012
Annual meeting of the Parish Council: election of chair, vice-chair and committees. 7:30pm Tuesday 8 May 2012
Note: moved from the normal first Tuesday in the month to allow newly elected Councillors to take their seats
Declaration of Candidates Expenses (Parish) Friday 1 June 2012