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Councillor vacancies

Stamford North Electoral Division of Lincolnshire County Council

A by-election was held on Thursday, 11 December 2014 for the Stamford North Electoral Division of Lincolnshire County Council.

Download the pdf icon Declaration of Result – Stamford North division of Lincolnshire County Council – 11 December 2014 [12kb]

A copy of the Notice of Poll can be viewed pdf icon here [16kb].

Further information can be obtained from Electoral Services on 01476 406080 or by email 

District Council Elections

The next elections for district council seats will take place in May 2015.

Parish/Town Council Elections 

Elections for the parishes in the district of South Kesteven will take place in May 2015.  

Casual Vacancies

By-elections can occur in any district ward or parish at any time if a serving councillor resigns, dies or is disqualified, creating a casual vacancy. If a casual vacancy arises, the relevant council must publish a Notice of Vacancy.

If the Councillors term of office was due to end in less than six months, an election cannot be held until the scheduled elections in May.

If the remainder of the Councillor's term of office was longer than six months, a certain number of electors can submit a written request to the Returning Officer, as below:

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:

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 and the deadline for withdrawals, a poll will only be held if there are more candidates than seats available.