Local elections May 2019 notice of election

Blackburn with Darwen Election of Borough Councillors for the Wards listed below

Wards and number of Councillors to be elected
Wards Number of Borough Councillors to be elected
Audley & Queen`s Park One
Bastwell & Daisyfield One
Billinge & Beardwood One
Blackburn Central One
Blackburn South & Lower Darwen One
Blackburn South East One
Darwen East One
Darwen South One
Darwen West One
Ewood One
Little Harwood & Whitebirk One
Livesey with Pleasington One
Mill Hill & Moorgate One
Roe Lee One
Shear Brow & Corporation Park One
Wensley Fold One
West Pennine One
  1. Forms of nomination for Borough Elections may be obtained at Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.
  2. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, Town Hall, King William Street,  Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY on any day after the date of this notice but no later than 4 pm on Wednesday, 3rd April 2019.
  3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 2nd May 2019.
  4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Friday 12 April 2019. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
  5. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY by 5 pm on Monday, 15th April 2019.
  6. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY by 5 pm on Wednesday, 24th April 2019.
  7. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY by 5 pm on Thursday, 2nd May 2019. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Wednesday, 24th April 2019. To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5 pm on Wednesday, 24th April 2019

Dated Tuesday 26 March 2019

Denise Park Returning Officer

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