Kelsey Wold District Ward Election

Following the sad death of Cllr Lewis Strange last year a by-election will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

Notice of Election

Register to Vote

The deadline to register for the election is Midnight on Monday 19 April 2021. If you are already registered to vote, then there is no need to register for this election. If you have not registered or have recently moved into the district or perhaps have moved within the area, then the easiest way to register is online using the link below.

Register to vote

Further information can be found on the Electoral Commission’s website in the section for Voters

Postal Votes

New applications, amendments or cancellations of existing postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer's office in Gainsborough by 5:00pm Tuesday 20 April 2021.  

Find out more about postal voting.

Further information can be found on the Electoral Commission’s website in the section for Voters

Proxy Votes

Amendments or cancellations of existing proxy vote arrangements must reach the Electoral Registration Officer's office in Gainsborough by 5:00pm Tuesday 20 April 2021.  

New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer's office in Gainsborough by 5:00pm Tuesday 27 April 2021.

Applications to vote by emergency proxy, where the emergency has occurred after 5:00pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021, must reach the Electoral Registration Officer's office in Gainsborough by 5:00pm Thursday 6 May 2021. 

The emergency can only be on the grounds of the elector's own physical/medical incapacity or for work/service reasons. 

Find out more about voting by proxy.

Further information can be found on the Electoral Commission’s website in the section for Voters

Key Dates

Kelsey Wold District Ward election dates
Description Date
Publication of the Notice of Election 22 March 2021
Deadline for Nominations 8 April 2021 (4pm)
Publication of Statement as to Persons Nominated 9 April 2021 (4pm)
Deadline for applications to be included on the register of electors in order to vote at the election 19 April 2021 (Midnight)
Last day to submit completed applications for a new postal vote, or to change or cancel an existing postal vote or proxy appointment 20 April 2021 (5pm)
Last day to submit completed applications to vote by proxy (except for medical emergencies) 27 April 2021
First day to issue ballot papers in response to requests to replace lost postal ballot papers 29 April 2021
Last day to issue replacements for spoilt or lost postal ballot papers 6 May 2021 (5pm)
Last day for new applications to vote by proxy on the grounds of medical emergency 6 May 2021 (5pm)
Polling Day 6 May 2021 (10pm)

Further relevant details and dates can be found in the full election timetable.

Statement of Persons Nominated