TIMETABLE FOR ELECTIONS 2019

TIMETABLE
WEDNESDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2019
Monday
23 September
Publication of Notice of Election
Tuesday
24 September
Earliest date for receipt of Nomination Papers
Tuesday
8 October
Latest date for lodging Nomination Papers – papers must be received by 12noon
Wednesday
9 October
Publication by 12noon on THC website of list of nominations and notices of: contested election; uncontested election and CC not formed
Friday
11 October
Latest date for withdrawal of Nomination Papers – notification in writing must be given by 12noon.
At the close of the withdrawal period, should the number of candidates validly nominated equal or exceed HALF, but be less than or equal to the total maximum permitted membership, the said candidates will be declared elected from this date and no ballot shall be held.
Monday 14 October –
Friday 25 October
School Holidays
Tuesday
29 October
Post out of ballot papers, where election is contested
Tuesday
19 November
Existing Community Councils that were contested to be dissolved at 11.59 pm
WEDNESDAY
20 NOVEMBER
ELECTION DAY – postal ballot papers must be received by 12 noon.
Thursday / Friday
21 & 22 November
Counting of the Votes, if the number of elections permits the counts to be held over 2 days.
By Friday
13 December
Notification issued regarding the calling of the first meetings of the new Community Councils
*Further dates to be confirmed for any Community Council’s that fail to form.

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