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Notice of Election - Local Government By-Election 19 November 2020

Notice of Election - Local Government By-Election 19 November 2020

Electoral Ward 5 - Clackmannanshire East

A by-election is to be held to elect one councillor for Electoral Ward 5 - Clackmannanshire East.

If the election is contested, the poll will be held between 7am and 10pm on Thursday 19 November 2020.

Standing for election

For a list of nominated candidates please refer to our Notice of Poll page.

Applications for registration, postal and proxy voting

Applications to be included on the register of electors or for postal or proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer, Hillside House, Laurelhill Business Park, Stirling, FK7 9JQ by the dates given below:

Application deadlines

  • Register to vote 
    • Tuesday 3 November 2020
  • New postal vote applications (including proxies applying to vote by post)
    • 5pm on Wednesday 4 November 2020
  • To cancel or alter postal and proxy votes, or to change from postal to proxy voting
    • 5pm on Wednesday 4 November 2020
  • New proxy vote applications
    • 5pm on Wednesday 11 November 2020

If, after 5pm on Wednesday 11 November 2020, you are unable to vote in person because you

  • have a medical emergency,
  • learn you cannot go to the polling place because of work reason,
  • you are following Scottish Government advice or the advice of a registered medical practitioner in relation to coronavirus,

you can apply to vote by proxy. Completed applications must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 19 November 2020.


Nikki Bridle
Returning Officer

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