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By-election fixed for Thursday 3 August

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Published: Monday, 19th June 2017

A vacancy has arisen in the St Margaret’s with St Nicholas ward of the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, and election day has been fixed as Thursday 3 August 2017.

The Notice of Election will be published on Thursday 29 June 2017, and nomination papers must be received by the Returning Officer before 4pm on Friday 7 July 2017. 

Voting will be at the following polling stations: 

  • London Road Methodist Church, London Road, King’s Lynn PE30 5PU
  • King’s Centre, King’s Lynn Christian Fellowship, Wellesley Street, King’s Lynn PE30 1QD

The polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm. 

The deadline for applications to register to vote at this election is Tuesday 18 July 2017.  Applications need to be made by completing an Invitation to Register (ITR) or by going online at  

The deadline for applications to vote by post is 5pm on Wednesday 19 July 2017. This is also the deadline for any changes to postal voting arrangements or proxy voting arrangements. 

The deadline for new applications to vote by proxy is 5pm on Wednesday 26 July 2017, and the deadline for receipt of emergency proxy vote applications (if the emergency did not exist at 5pm on Wednesday 26 July 2017) is 5pm on Thursday 3 August 2017.

Postal votes will be despatched on Monday 24 July 2017.

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