A vacancy has arisen for a District Councillor in Tiverton (Westexe Ward). If the election is contested, the poll will take place on Thursday, 14 September 2017.


Do you wish to be nominated as a candidate?

If you're interested in standing as a candidate in the above election, please Contact us to request a nomination pack. Nomination packs can be delivered until 4.00pm, Thursday 17 August. Completed papers must be delivered to:


The Returning Officer
Mid Devon District Council offices
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
EX16 6PP

Poll cards

Poll cards for electors in the Westexe Ward will arrive around Wednesday, 9 August. If you don't receive a poll card, you may not be on the electoral register. Please Contact us to check.

Have you registered to vote?

Register to vote at GOV.UK - Register to vote. You'll need your National Insurance number and date of birth in order to register.

If you're not registered to vote, you'll need to register by Tuesday, 29 August to vote in the Tiverton by-election for Westexe Ward.

Apply for a postal or proxy vote

To apply to vote by post or proxy, please Contact us.

The last day to apply for a postal vote is 5pm Wednesday, 30 August 2017.

The last day to apply for a proxy vote (nominating someone to vote on your behalf) is 5pm Wednesday, 6 September 2017.

More information

Polling stations will be located at Heathcoat Community Centre and Withleigh Village Hall.

Further information about the Tiverton (Westexe Ward) by-election will be posted on this webpage as it becomes available.

Find out more about voting in the UK at Your Vote Matters.

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