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Town Council elections: looking for candidates

  • by JW

“Your Council needs you!”

If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 22nd June


Two years ago, there were very well-contested elections for the Town Council: Sidmouth Town Council elections – results – Vision Group for Sidmouth

Link to the Sidmouth Town Council website
Sidmouth Town Council

This year, there were no contested places at all: Town Council elections 4th May: uncontested – Vision Group for Sidmouth

As one Town Councillor says:

This represented a very sad day for local democracy and I’m very anxious to ensure that the same thing doesn’t happen again.

Should anyone be interested in standing, elections are to be held next month for three wards:

Your Council Needs You!

The new Election process for the three wards of Sidmouth Town Council where no nominations were received for 4 May has begun.

Below you can find the Notice of Election, Election Timetable and Nomination Packs. 

Please note that nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, East Devon District Council, Blackdown House, Border Road, Honiton, EX14 1EJ on any day after the date of this notice, on Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4 pm on Thursday, 25th May 2023.

Sidmouth Town Council Elections – If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 22nd June 2023

Your Council Needs You! – Sidmouth Town Council

With more information here:

Nomination pack parish council election