Beat the deadlines to vote in Daventry district elections

Residents who want to vote in this year’s local elections by post or by proxy need to make sure they beat the deadlines.

Elections for Daventry District Council will take place on Thursday, May 3, for all 36 seats, as well as a number of parish elections.

To be able to vote, people living in the district need to make sure they have registered on the electoral register by Wednesday, April 18.

To vote by post people must be aged 18 or over, on the electoral register and need to complete a postal vote application Form and return it to Daventry District Council’s electoral registration officer by 5pm on Wednesday, April 18.

Voting by proxy means that people appoint someone to vote on their behalf if they are unable to get to a polling station.

The proxy must be eligible to vote in the relevant election and willing to vote on the individual’s behalf.

In order to vote by proxy people need to complete an application form and also return it to the council by 5pm on Wednesday, April 25.

For more information contact Daventry District Council on 01327 871100 or go to Daventry District Council.