Current Councillor vacancies
Denton Parish Council
An election was scheduled to be held on 24 July 2014 to fill a vacancy on Denton Parish Council. The Notice of Election was published on 19 June and the period for receipt of candidates nominations closed at 4pm on 27 June. A copy of the Statement of Persons Nominated is available here:
As only one nomination has been received in respect of this vacancy an election will not take place on 24 July.
All enquiries should be forwarded to the Electoral Services section on 01476 406080 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
By-elections to fill Town or Parish Council vacancies will be held if, within 14 days from the date of the Notice of Vacancy (not counting Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday) , 10 electors for the parish / ward give notice in writing claiming an election to the Returning Officer. If no such notice is given, the Council may fill the vacancy by co-option as soon as practicable. The address of the Returning Officer is:
South Kesteven District Council, Council Offices, St. Peter's Hill, Grantham, Lincs NG31 6PZ
District Council Elections
The next elections for district council seats will take place in May 2015. Any vacancies arising before that time will be filled through a by-election.
Parish/Town Council Elections
Elections for the parishes in the district of South Kesteven will take place in May 2015.
If a request is received for an election to be held, the "Notice of Election" will be published on this webpage. The Notice will show the deadlines for receipt of:
- Nomination papers by candidates;
- Written applications to vote by post;
- Written applications to vote by proxy.
Candidates' nomination packs, postal/proxy application forms, and further guidance on vacancies are all available from:
Electoral Services, South Kesteven District Council, St. Peter's Hill, Grantham, Lincs NG31 6PZ
Tel. 01476 40 60 80
Following the expiry of the Notice of Election, a poll will only be held if there are more candidates than seats available, following the deadline for withdrawals.
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