Scottish Borders Council

Elections

Hawick and Denholm By-Election 2014

Democratic Services

Address: Council Headquarters Newtown St Boswells Melrose
TD6 0SA

Tel: 01835 824000

Following the death of Councillor Zandra Elliot a by-election will be held on Thursday, 22nd May 2014 for Electoral Ward No.10, Hawick and Denholm. The count will be held on Friday, 23rd May 2014.

The nominated candidates

  • Trevor Adams - Scottish Conservative and Unionist (SCUP)
  • Craig Bryson - Indepedent
  • Watson McAteer - Independent
  • Davie Paterson - Independent
  • Marion Short - Independent
  • Harry Stoddart - Scottish National Party (SNP)
  • Ian Turnbull - Scottish Liberal Democrats

By-election timetable

 Event Date and Time

Publication of Election Notice

Monday, 31 March 2014

Delivery of nomination papers

From Tuesday, 1 April 9 am to 4pm each working day until the deadline for the delivery of nomination papers

Deadline for the delivery of nomination papers

4pm on Wednesday 16 April 2014

Deadline for withdrawals of nomination

4pm on Wednesday 16 April 2014

Deadline for the notification of appointment of election agents

4pm on Wednesday 16 April 2014

Publication of notice of poll

As soon as practicable after 4pm on Wednesday 16 April 2014

Registration deadline

Tuesday 6 May 2014

Deadline for new postal vote applications and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes

5pm on Wednesday 7 May 2014

Deadline for new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy), except for medical emergencies

5pm on Wednesday 14 May 2014

Publication of notice of alteration to the register

Thursday 15 May 2014

Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agents

Thursday 15 May 2014

First date that electors can apply for replacements for lost postal votes

Friday 16 May 2014

Polling day

7am to 10pm on Thursday 22 May 2014

Last time for re-issue of spoilt and lost postal votes

5pm on Thursday 22 May 2014

Deadline for emergency proxy applications

5pm on Thursday 22 May 2014

Last time to alter the register due to clerical error or court appeal

9pm on Thursday 22 May 2014

Counting of votes

10.30 a.m. on Friday 23 May 2014

Last day to submit election spending returns

Friday 27 June 2014

Further information

For advice on postal or proxy voting contact the electoral registration officer online or call 01835 825100.

In this section

  1. Election details
  2. Hawick and Denholm By-Election 2014 (current page)
  3. Tweeddale West By-Election 2013

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