By-elections and referendums

Information and documents relating to by-elections and referendums can be found on this page.

Current by-elections or referendums

Declarations of election or results

Saxilby-with-Ingleby Parish Council – 22 August 2024

An election is to be held of one parish councillor for Saxilby-with-Ingleby Parish Council on Thursday 22 August 2024.

Key dates and deadlines

Key dates and deadlines for the Saxilby-with-Ingleby Parish Council election.
Key election event Date or deadline
Last day for receipt of applications to register to vote Tuesday 6 August, midnight
Last day for receipt of new postal vote applications Wednesday 7 August, 5pm
Last day to change absent vote arrangements Wednesday 7 August, 5pm
Last day for receipt of new proxy vote applications Wednesday 14 August, 5pm
Last day for Voter Authority Certificate Wednesday 14 August, 5pm
Last day to appoint polling and counting agents Thursday 15 August
First day to apply for replacement postal ballot papers (lost, spoilt or not received) Friday 16 August
Polling Day Thursday 22 August, 5pm
Last day for receipt of emergency proxy vote application Thursday 22 August, 5pm
Last day to apply for replacement postal ballot papers Thursday 22 August, 5pm
Verification and Counting of Vote Thursday 22 August, 10:15pm

Voting

Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by midnight on Tuesday
6 August 2024. Register online at GOV.UK Register to vote.

Postal Votes

New applications to vote by post, amendments to existing postal votes or cancellations of postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 7 August 2024.

Proxy Votes

New applications to vote by proxy must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 14 August 2024.

Emergency proxy applications, due to medical emergency or one relating to a service or work reason which occurs after 5pm on Wednesday 14 August, must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 22 August 2024. 

Documents

Scothern Neighbourhood Plan Review Referendum – 20 June 2024

A referendum was held on Thursday 20 June 2024 to decide on the question of:

"Do you want West Lindsey District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Scothern to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

On 20 June 2024, more than half of those voting voted in favour of the Neighbourhood Plan.

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Gainsborough Town Council by-election – 7 March 2024

An election was to be held of one town councillor for Gainsborough Town Council (Hill Ward) on 7 March 2024.

On 7 March 2024, Nicholas Coxon of the Lincolnshire Independents, Lincolnshire First, was elected.

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Neighbourhood Planning Referendum Hemswell Cliff – 19 October 2023

A referendum was to be held on Thursday 19 October 2023 to decide on the question of:

"Do you want West Lindsey District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Hemswell Cliff to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

On Thursday 19 October 2023 more than half of those those voting voted in favour of the neighbourhood plan.

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Neighbourhood Planning Referendum for Keelby – 20 July 2023

A referendum was to be held on Thursday 20 July 2023 to decide on the question of:

"Do you want West Lindsey District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Keelby to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

On Thursday 20 July 2023 it was declared that more than half of those voting voted in favour of the neighbourhood plan.

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Bardney Group Parish Council: Apley Parish – 29 June 2023

An election was to be held of one parish councillor for Bardney Group Parish Council for Apley Parish on 29 June 2023.

On 2 June 2023, one parish councillor was elected without contest.

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Tealby Parish Council – 22 June 2023

An election was to be held of eight parish councillors for Tealby Parish Council on 22 June 2023.

On 25 May 2023 six parish councillors were elected without contest for Tealby Parish Council.

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Hemswell and Harpswell Neighbourhood Planning Referendum – 2 March 2023

A referendum was held on Thursday 2 March 2023 to decide on whether you want West Lindsey District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Hemswell and Harpswell to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area.

More than half of those who voted have voted in favour of the neighbourhood plan.

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