10 Apr 2018
The candidates for the Quainton by-election on Thursday 3 May have been announced, with four candidates in total.
In alphabetical order, the nominations are as follows:
- Deborah Lovatt (Green Party)
- Maxine Myatt (Labour)
- Scott Raven (Liberal Democrat)
- Steven Walker (Conservative)
Anyone who lives in Quainton, Oving, North Marston, Granborough, Pitchcott or Hogshaw - and whose name is on the electoral register can vote. Polling cards have been dispatched to those who are already registered and postal votes will be sent to voters from Tuesday 17 April.
Peter Brown, Electoral Services Manager, said: “Following the sudden and very sad passing of Cllr Kevin Hewson (Conservative) we’ll be holding the by-election for Quainton Ward on 3 May. Residents are reminded they can vote by post if they are away on this date and that the deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Wednesday 18 April. Alternatively, you can vote at your local polling station between 7am and 10pm on 3 May.”
Residents who aren’t already registered should apply via www.gov.uk/register-to-vote by Tuesday 17 April. For assistance from Aylesbury Vale District Council’s electoral team, please call 01296 585701.