Notice of Poll - Upcoming By-Election for Ashington Central Ward

Notice of Poll - Upcoming By-Election for Ashington Central Ward

The Returning Officer has issued a Notice of Poll for the election of a Town Councillor for Ashington Central Ward. The by-election will be held on Thursday 7th March 2024.

Three candidates have been nominated:

  • Andy McGregor (Liberal Democrats)
  • Elaine Peverley (Independent)
  • Paul Richard Wright (Labour Party)

Polling stations will be open from 7:00am to 10:00pm on election day. See the Notice of Poll for the assigned polling station locations and which electors are assigned to each station.

Notice of Poll (Central Ward, March 2024)

Statement of Person Nominated (Central Ward, March 2024)

Remember to bring ID when voting in person. Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • Driving license
  • Passport
  • Various concessionary travel passes with photo
  • Biometric residence permit
  • Military ID card

If you do not have one of these forms of ID, you can apply for a free Voter Authority Certificate from the Electoral Office.

The deadline to apply for a postal vote has passed, but you can still appoint someone to vote on your behalf as your proxy if you cannot make it to the polling station on election day. Contact the elections office for details on applying for an emergency proxy.

Get out and cast your vote on 7th March. This by-election will determine who will serve as your representative on the Town Council until all out elections in May 2025.

Elections Officer

Northumberland County Council

County Hall, Morpeth

Northumberland, NE61 2EF

Elections Helpline: 01670 624811

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