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Notice of Election - UK Parliamentary Election 12 December 2019

Notice of Election - UK Parliamentary Election 12 December 2019

Ochil and South Perthshire Constituency

I, the Returning Officer for the above constituency, give notice that an election is to be held for a Member to serve in the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the said constituency.

If the election is contested, the poll will be held on Thursday 12 December 2019 between 7am and 10pm.

Standing for election

Nomination papers may be delivered by the candidate, his/her proposer, seconder or election agent (where previously arranged) to the Returning Officer, to the following place and at the following dates and times:-

  • Place to collect and deliver nomination papers - Election Office, Clackmannanshire Council, Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
  • First collection/delivery permitted - 10am on Monday 11 November 2019
  • Collection/delivery permitted - between 10am and 4pm on any working day until the deadline given below
  • Deadline for delivery of nomination papers - 4pm on Thursday 14 November 2019

Nomination papers may be obtained at the places and times mentioned above. The Returning Officer will, at the request of any elector, prepare for signature a nomination paper.

A person shall not be validly nominated as a candidate unless the sum of £500 is deposited by that person, or on that person’s behalf, with the Returning Officer at the place and during the time for delivery of nomination papers.  The deposit may be paid only (a) by legal tender; (b) by banker’s draft (banks operating in the UK only); or (c) by debit or credit card.

Applications for registration, postal and proxy voting

Applications to be included on the register of electors or for postal or proxy votes must reach the appropriate Electoral Registration Officer:
For the Clackmannanshire area - Electoral Registration Officer, Hillside House, Laurelhill Business Park, Stirling, FK7 9JQ
For the Perth and Kinross area - Electoral Registration Officer, Robertson House, Whitefriars Crescent, Perth PH2 0LG
by the dates given below:-
 

Application deadlines

  • Register to vote (https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote) - 12 Midnight on Tuesday 26 November 2019
  • New postal vote applications (including proxies applying to vote by post) - 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019
  • To cancel or alter postal and proxy votes, or to change from postal to proxy voting - 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019
  • New proxy vote applications - 5pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019
  • To vote by proxy, after 5pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019, on the grounds of a medical emergency or where you learn you cannot go to the polling station because of work/service reasons - 5pm on Thursday 12 December 2019

Nikki Bridle
Returning Officer

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