Elections - upcoming elections
UK Parliamentary General Election - Thursday 8 June 2017
UK Parliamentary General Election –Stirling County Constituency
The UK Parliamentary General election will be held on Thursday 8 June 2017. If you are already registered to vote or applied to register to vote before the deadline for the Council elections on 4 May 2017, you do not need to re-register to vote.
Registering to Vote
However, if you are not registered to vote, you will need to register to vote by Monday 22 May to vote at the general election.
You can register to vote online at: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.You will need your National Insurance Number to register.
Paper forms can be posted to you if you are unable to apply online. Telephone the Electoral Registration Office now on 01786 892289 to request a form.
If you are registered to vote you will receive a poll card before the election telling you where your pollingstation is. You can also check online. Simply add your post code then choose your address. Your polling station will then be shown (along with GP surgery, catchment schools, pharmacy).
You can apply to vote by post or by proxy. Application forms are available from https://www.gov.uk/voting-in-the-uk and you should apply as soon as possible if you are unable to go to your polling station.
Completed application forms to vote by post must be received no later than 5 pm on Tuesday 23 May 2017 by the:
Electoral Registration Office
Laurelhill Business Park
Tel: 01786 892289
Fax: 01786 892255
Interested in Standing as a Candidate in the Stirling County Constituency
You can download a nomination pack.
Completed nomination papers together with a deposit of £500 (Legal tender or UKBank/Building Society draft) must be lodged with the Returning Officer, Rm 48, Old Viewforth, Stirling, FK8 2ET no later than 4.00 pm on Thursday 11 May 2017.
Information on standing as a candidate is also available on the Electoral Commission’s website: www.electoralcommission.org.uk/
A briefing for Candidates and Election Agents will take place on Tuesday 16 May 2017 at 4pm in the Bruce Room, Old Viewforth
Election Office, Rm 48, Old Viewforth,Stirling, FK8 2ET (Telephone 01786 233097/233095) Email: email@example.com
Verificationand Counting of Votes in the Stirling County Constituency
The verification and counting of votes will take place inthe Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road, Stirling on Thursday 8 June 2017 commencing immediately after the close of the poll at 10pm.
There will be a limited number of spectator tickets for the balcony area of the Albert Halls for members of the public and party supporters. Tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Anyone interested in obtaining a spectator ticket should contact the Election Office on 01786 233097/233095 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spectators wishing to attend must contact the election office in advance of the day of the election as no access will be given to people turning up on the night.