Election nominations open
Archived press release
Date Published: 29/04/09
Get ready to vote on 4 June
Nomination packs are now available for the European Parliamentary and Buckinghamshire County Council elections taking place on 4 June.
For the European elections the whole country is split into 12 regions and the south east region has ten seats in the European Parliament. On election day, electors can vote for either the candidate or the party.
The European Parliament is responsible for a range of areas from animal rights and the environment to consumer rights and regional economic development.
Southampton City Council will be dealing with all aspects of the nomination process for the European elections. Nomination packs for the European elections can be obtained by calling 023 803 3954 or emailing regional.returning.officer.SE@southampton.gov.uk
For the Buckinghamshire County Council elections there are 16 divisions across Aylesbury Vale, and electors will be asked to vote for either one or two candidates in their respective area. The county council is responsible for a range of services in the Vale from roads and schools to social services and trading standards.
In order to stand in the county council election, potential candidates will need to be over 18 years of age and have been on the electoral register for the local authority area they wish to stand in, or own land or have worked in that area for the preceding 12 months.
Anyone interested in standing as a candidate at the county council elections should contact the electoral services team at AVDC on 01296 585807 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Completed nomination packs must be received by 4pm on 7 May. Those delivering their nomination packs by hand are asked to return the forms as soon as possible to electoral services.
Details of who is standing in the county council elections will be available on the AVDC website from 8 May.
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