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Melksham (East)

For these elections voter ID will be required. Please visit the Electoral Commissions website for further information and a list of acceptable identification.

Each polling station will be provided with equipment to assist electors to cast their vote. The polling staff will be happy to help electors with any questions they have on the process. See our accessibility page for more information.

Number of seats: 1

Candidates

Candidates for Melksham (East)
CandidateDescription
Clarke, Ryan JamesIndependent
Elson, Gillian HeatherThe Conservative Party Candidate
Griffin, Andrew ShaunIndependent
Stokes, Charlena (commonly known as Stokes, Charlie)Liberal Democrats

Joint Council

Melksham (East) is a joint council with

  • Melksham (East)
  • Melksham (Forest)
  • Melksham (North)
  • Melksham (South)

Electoral Area Boundary

Note:Boundary is an approximation.
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Timetable

Publication of Notice of Election Thursday 31 August 2023
Nomination Packs Available to Candidates from Thursday 31 August 2023
Nominations can be received between 10am-4pm from 10 AM Friday 1 September 2023
First Notice of Alteration Friday 8 September 2023
Deadline for Withdrawal of Candidate 4 PM Friday 8 September 2023
Deadline for Receipt of Nominations 4 PM Friday 8 September 2023
Statement of Persons nominated 4 PM Monday 11 September 2023
Deadline for Register to Vote Tuesday 19 September 2023
Deadline to cancel or amend existing postal or proxy arrangements 5 PM Wednesday 20 September 2023
Deadline for New Postal Vote Applications 5 PM Wednesday 20 September 2023
Notice of Poll Wednesday 27 September 2023
Final Notice of Alteration Wednesday 27 September 2023
Deadline for Proxy Vote Applications 5 PM Wednesday 27 September 2023
Deadline for Receipt of Voter Authority Certificates 5 PM Wednesday 27 September 2023
Deadline for Appointment of Poll and Count Agents Thursday 28 September 2023
First Day to Issue Replacement Postal Ballot Papers Friday 29 September 2023
Day of Poll 7am to 10pm Thursday 5 October 2023
Deadline for Replacement Postal Ballot Papers 5 PM Thursday 5 October 2023
Deadline for Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications 5 PM Thursday 5 October 2023
Deadline for Clerical Errors 9 PM Thursday 5 October 2023
Deadline for receipt of Candidates Expenses Thursday 2 November 2023

Documents

History

Earlier
Thursday 2 May 2013 as Melksham (Central)
Full council election
Thursday 19 March 2015 as Melksham (Central)
General election
Thursday 4 May 2017 as Melksham (Central)
5 year cycle
Thursday 11 July 2019 as Melksham (Central)
Neighbourhood Plan Referendum
Thursday 6 May 2021
End of four-year cycle, full council elections.
Thursday 6 May 2021 as Melksham (Forest)
End of four-year cycle, full council elections.
Thursday 13 July 2023
Resignation of Louisa Lewis

Last updated: Wednesday, 4 October, 2023

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