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Current elections

Wescott East ward of Wokingham Town Council By-Election - 25 November 2021

The election for a parish councillor for the Wescott East ward will take place on 25 November 2021.

How to stand for election

Please download our Wescott East nomination pack (PDF document). You can also download a copy from the Electoral Commission website.

Nomination deadline - 29 October 2021

Nominations will be accepted from the day after we publish the Notice of Election. The deadline to submit a completed nomination will be at 4pm on Friday, 29 October 2021.

Nomination papers must be hand delivered to Electoral Services staff via the designated drop off point at the Post/Delivery Door Entrance to the Civic Offices, Shute End, Wokingham, RG40 1WH.  They will only be accepted between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday. 

Election documents

Key dates

  • Publication of Notice of Election - Thursday 21 October 2021
  • Nominations can be received between 10am to 4pm - from Friday 22 October 2021
  • Deadline for Withdrawal of Candidate - 4pm Friday 29 October 2021
  • Deadline for Receipt of Nominations - 4pm Friday 29 October 2021
  • Statement of Persons nominated - 4pm Monday 1 November 2021
  • Deadline to Register to Vote - Midnight Tuesday 9 November 2021
  • Deadline to cancel or amend existing postal or proxy arrangements - 5pm Wednesday 10 November 2021
  • Deadline for New Postal Vote Applications - 5pm Wednesday 10 November 2021
  • Notice of Poll - Wednesday 17 November 2021
  • Deadline for Proxy Vote Applications - 5pm Wednesday 17 November 2021
  • Deadline for Appointment of Poll and Count Agents - Thursday 18 November 2021
  • First Day to Issue Replacement Postal Ballot Papers - Friday 19 November 2021
  • Day of Poll 7am to 10pm - Thursday 25 November 2021
  • Deadline for Replacement Postal Ballot Papers - 5pm Thursday 25 November 2021
  • Deadline for Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications - 5pm Thursday 25 November 2021
  • Deadline to alter Register due to clerical error - 9pm Thursday 25 November 2021
  • Deadline for receipt of Candidates Expenses - Thursday 23 December 2021


Please make an appointment to deliver your papers by emailing electoralservices@wokingham.gov.uk.

Visit the Electoral Commission website for guidance on standing for Parish/Town Elections.

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