Sleaford Town Council - Quarrington Ward By-election

Voting safely at this year’s elections

The election

An election has been called to fill the vacancy in the Quarrington Ward of Sleaford Town Council. This election will be held on 6 May 2021 along with the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Elections, Lincolnshire County Council Elections and any other local council by-elections.

Polling stations within the district ward will be open at 7am and close at 10pm.

Becoming a Candidate

If you intend to stand as a candidate you must be at least 18 years of age and a Commonwealth citizen, citizen of Republic of Ireland or a citizen of another Member State of the European Union.  You must also either:

  1. Be registered as a local government elector for the area of the parish; or
  2. Have occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises during the whole of the previous 12 months in the parish; or
  3. Your principal or only place of work during the whole of the previous 12 months has been in the parish; or
  4. Have for the whole of the previous 12 months resided in the parish or within 4.8 kilometres of it.

You must complete a nomination paper, home address form, consent to nomination and any other relevant forms contained in the nomination pack.  A printed nomination pack can be requested from Electoral Services at North Kesteven District Council by contacting  01529 308024 or email  BusinessSupportTeam@n-kesteven.gov.uk.

Further information can also be found on the Electoral Commission’s website.

Campaigning

As with national elections, you and your campaigners should also have regard to the Electoral Commission's Code of Conduct for Campaigners (Opens in a new window), which outlines what is, and what is not, acceptable behaviour at polling stations and in the community during the lead up to polling day.

If you are planning to be a Candidate in these elections, please contact us as soon as possible on elections@n-kesteven.gov.ukproviding your full name, contact telephone number and contact email address.  This information will be added to our distribution list so, as relevant information becomes available, it can be sent to you.  If you do not already have an email address, you are advised to set one up if possible.  The timetable is tight and, if you are relying on information coming to you in the post, you may miss a critical deadline.

Statement of Persons Nominated

You can download and view the Statement of Persons Nominated.