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NOTICE OF ELECTION
Parliamentary Election
for the
EAST DEVON CONSTITUENCY
1. An Election is to be held of One Member of Parliament for the East Devon Constituency.
2. Forms of nomination for the Parliamentary Election may be obtained at Council Offices, Knowle, Sidmouth, EX10 8HL from the Acting Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.
3. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Acting Returning Officer, Council Offices, Knowle, Sidmouth, EX10 8HL on any day after the date of this notice (excluding Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays) between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm but no later than 4 pm on Thursday, 11th May 2017.
4. At the same time as delivering the nomination paper, candidates must also supply a £500 deposit which must be made by the deposit of cash (legal tender).
5. If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 8th June 2017 between the hours of 7am and 10pm.
6. Applications to vote by post, or to change or cancel an existing postal vote, proxy appointment or postal proxy arrangement must be received by the appropriate Electoral Registration Officer not later than 5pm on Tuesday, 23rd May 2017.
7. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the appropriate Electoral Registration Officer by 5 pm on Wednesday, 31st May 2017
8. Applications to vote by proxy at this election applied for on grounds of physical incapacity, where that physical incapacity occurs after 5pm on Wednesday, 31st May 2017 or on grounds of occupation, service or employment, where the elector becomes aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Wednesday 31st May, 2017, must reach the appropriate Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday, 8th June 2017.
9. Applications to be included on the Register of Electors can be made online at www.gov.uk/registertovote or complete a form available from the council offices. The deadline for applications to be received is Monday, 22nd May 2017.

Dated Friday 5 May 2017 Mark R. Williams
Acting Returning Officer
Printed and published by the Acting Returning Officer, Council Offices, Knowle, Sidmouth, EX10 8HL

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